Octave Dua

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Octave Dua (28 Feb 1882, Ghent - 8 March 1952, Brussels) was a Belgian operatic tenor.[1] He made his professional debut at La Monnaie in 1907 as Jeník in The Bartered Bride. From 1915-1922 he sang for the Chicago Opera Association and from 1919-1921 he performed at the Metropolitan Opera.[2] He was committed to the Royal Opera, London from 1924 to 1939.[3]


  1. ^ Soper, Richard T. (1999). Belgian opera houses and singers. Reprint Co. p. 298. ISBN 978-0-87152-516-1. 
  2. ^ Davis, Ronald L. (1966). Opera in Chicago. Appleton-Century. p. 116. OCLC 689486. 
  3. ^ Steane, J. B. (2008). Laura Macy, ed. The Grove Book of Opera Singers. Oxford University Press. (subscription required (help)).