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Richard Dyer-Bennet

Richard Dyer-Bennet (October 61913-1991) was a Folk-singer (or his own preferred term, "minstrel") and voice teacher.

He studied voice with Gertrude Wheeler Beckman and Sven Scholander, and from the first made his living singing. During his peak performance years, he gave 50 concerts a year. He recorded extensively for many labels, and eventually founded his own and recorded in his own living room.

There's a much more extensive biographical sketch online at