Perth People

James Barbour ~ Communist Councillor

On 23 May 1959 the Perthshire Advertiser included a death notice for James Barbour (66) 26 Victoria Street ex-Bailie; former milkman death (20.5.1959); husband of Christina Barbour. and the following obituary: ‘Ex-Baillie James Barbour, 26 Victoria Street, who was the only Communist ever elected to Perth Town Council died on […]

Donald Maxwell ~ Opera Singer

Born in Perth in 1948 Donald Maxwell is an operatic baritone who has sung with all the major British opera companies as well as Milan, Vancouver, Buenos Aires, Nancy, Paris, Vienna, and Japan. Some of his roles are listed below: Gunther – Covent Garden 1991 Wozzeck – English National Opera […]