Mellon, Alfred

CONDUCTOR, VIOLINIST (GREAT-BRITAIN)
BORN 7 Apr 1820, Birmingham - DIED 27 Mar 1867, London: Wandsworth
GRAVE LOCATION London: Brompton Cemetery, Old Brompton Road, West Brompton (M)

Alfred Mellon was a violinist before he became director of the Royal Italian Opera at Covent Garden, London. He was also musical director at the Haymarket Theatre and the Adelphi Theatre and conductor of the Pyne and Harrison English Opera Company.

In 1859 his opera "Victorine" was staged at Covent Garden. He also conducted the Musical Society and in 1865 he became the conductor of the Liverpool Philharmonic Society. In 1867 he died in London, aged only 46. His wife was the well known actress Sarah Woolgar.

Family
• Wife: Woolgar, Sarah

Sources
Wikipedia (English)
Wikipedia (English)

Images

The grave monument of Alfred Mellon at Brompton Cemetery, London.
Picture by androom (27 May 2004)

 


Melrose, Kitty

Published: 29 Jun 2013
Last update: 29 Jun 2013