H. Scott Russell was a student of Gustave Garcia at the Royal College of Music and made his London debut in 1893 as Lord Dramaleigh in "Utopia, (Limited)". He then appeared in "Cox and Box", "The Mikado", The "Yeomen of the Guard", and "The Grand Duke".
He left the Savoy in 1897 to appear in "A Greek Slave" at Daly's. He had a long career in musical comedy and operetta in the West End, with appearances in "A Gaiety Girl", "San Toy", "Veronique", and The Geisha".
He sang the leading tenor roles in the D'Oyly Carte tour of 1902 and 1903, and appeared with the Beecham Light Opera Company. After World War I he was with the Lyric Theatre Hammersmith as actor and manager from 1920 to 1932. He retired in 1938.
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