Sir David Lumsden Webster(1903-1971), General administrator of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Sitter in 3 portraits
General Administrator of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (1946-70); under his auspices many first performances were given, including those of Bliss's The Olympians (1949), Britten's Billy Budd (1951) and Tippett's The Midsummer Marriage (1952).
by Elsbeth R. Juda
modern bromide print, 1951
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