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Albert Hall
Albert Hall, opera singer
Albert Hall, opera singer

Albert Hall, a professional opera singer and choirmaster who began his singing career during his student days at City College, died May 13 from colon cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Towson resident was 89. The son of a plumber and a homemaker, Albert Hall was born in Baltimore and raised on Rose Street. It was while he was attending City College in the late 1930s that he came to the attention of Blanche F. Bowlsbey, the legendary music teacher whom her students fondly called "Mrs. B." In addition to her classroom work, Mrs. Bowlsbey directed City's annual musical and founded a mini-symphony orchestra, a junior orchestra, a string quartet and the glee club. ...