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Jennifer Toye

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Jennifer Gay Bishop (16 December 1933 – 17 January 2022), known by her stage name Jennifer Toye, was a British operatic soprano. She was best known as the principal soprano of the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company in the 1950s and 1960s. She played Josephine in H.M.S. Pinafore, Mabel in The Pirates of Penzance and Yum-Yum in The Mikado. Toye was born in Holywell, Flintshire, North Wales.

Toye died on 17 January 2022 at the age of 88.[1]


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  1. Stone, David. Jennifer Toye at the Who's Who in the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company website, 2022, accessed 12 February 2022.

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