(1913 – 2005)
John Langstaff (December 24, 1920 - December 13, 2005), a concert baritone, and early music revivalist was the founder of the Northeast United States tradition of the Christmas Revels, as well as a respected musician and educator. He attended the Curtis Institute of Music as well as Juilliard. In 1943 he married Diane Hamilton. He was later married to Nancy Trowbridge, a pianist.
Langstaff's lifelong project, the Christmas Revels, began in 1957 with a show in New York. In 1971, the… read more
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