Foli, Signor

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Foli, Signor [ [Foley, Allan James] (b Cahir, Tipperary, 1835; d Southport, 1899). Irish-Amer. bass. Début Catania 1862 as Elmiro in Rossini's Otello, and in London 1865 as Saint-Bris in Meyerbeer's Les Huguenots. Sang in over 60 operas in London until 1887. Appeared in USA, Russia, and Austria. Sang Daland in f. London p. of Der fliegende Holländer (Drury Lane, 1870).