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Robert Halliday

b. 11 Apr 1893, Loch Lomond, Scotland, d. 31 Oct 1975, California, USA. A vocalist with a unique baritone tone of voice, Halliday loved some achievement in Scotland and in London, before shifting to the united states where he quickly discovered function in the chorus from the Rose Lady (1921), his 1st Broadway display. Deciding to stay in the us, he started to play little roles, ultimately playing the presented part of Rollo Metcalf in George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin’s Tip-Toes (1925). With this display he sang a duet with Jeanette MacDonald, ‘Good Baby’. The next year he required the lead in the initial creation of Sigmund Romberg and Oscar Hammerstein II’s The Desert Track. As Pierre/Crimson Shadow, Halliday launched ‘The Riff Track’ and ‘One By itself’. His co-star within this present was Evelyn Herbert whom he wedded. Attractive to take a look at and hear, Halliday and Herbert produced an ideal few on stage and off. Jointly, they made an appearance in Romberg and Hammerstein’s THE BRAND NEW Moon (1928, where their tracks included ‘Looking You’ and ‘Fan, GET BACK TO Me’), Princess Charming (1930), and had been in London for Waltzes From Vienna (1931). With the middle-30s, nevertheless, their stars had been waning. Halliday made an appearance in the unsuccessful Music Hath Charms (1934) and an effective White Equine Inn (1936). In 1935, he and his wife made an appearance in the film Desert Harmonies. He sang on for some more years before his last Broadway appearance in Three Wants For Jamie (1952). His wife got already retired and today he did as well, the few living out their times on the California ranch, properly called New Moon. The few, who experienced epitomized fictional like and romance, loved it within their personal life as well; their fatalities, in 1975, arrived just a couple months apart.

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