John Rogers Thomas (1829-1896) was born in Newport, South Wales. He went to the U.S. as a baritone with the Sequin English Opera Company and settled in New York. Establishing himself in America, he sang and toured with Bryant’s Minstrels and enjoyed a strong reputation as a teacher and composer in Brooklyn and in New York City. He occasionally used the pseudonyms Charles Osborne, Arthur Percy and Harry Diamond. He died in New York City.
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