Watkin-Mills, Robert, 1849-1930

Robert Watkin-Mills. Bass-baritone, teacher, b Painswick, Gloucestershire, England, 4 Mar 1849, d Toronto 10 Dec 1930. 

After study with Samuel Sebastian Wesley in Gloucestershire, Edwin Holland in London, and Federico Blasco in Milan, he made his debut at London's Crystal Palace, 17 May 1884, in a concert with Sims Reeves. Thereafter he sang with great success throughout Britain, North America (almost annually, after 1894), and Australia 1904-5.  Performed regularly with the Hallé Orchestra at their Thursday concerts in Manchester between Jan 185 and Nov 1893.

Instrument(s)/responsibility:
voice - baritone

Concerts by Performer

Title Date Venue Professor
Edinburgh Orchestral Festival 1888 Saturday, February 11, 1888 The Music Hall Oakeley, Herbert Stanley, Sir, 1830-1903
Edinburgh Orchestral Festival: Reid Concert 1888 Monday, February 13, 1888 The Music Hall Oakeley, Herbert Stanley, Sir, 1830-1903