Date of Birth:
16 September 1906
Norman Lumsden played in 1 movies in the Adventure, Drama, Music genres.
Norman Lumsden got succeed with average imdb rating 6.6.
Born Norman Thompson in London in 1906. Son of a butler, started his working life as a commercial artist designing book jackets for the publishers Hodder & Stoughton. After surviving emphysema he was advised by his surgeon to take up singing to revive his lungs. Made his first radio broadcast for the BBC in the 1930s, singing negro spirituals and Czech songs by Dvorak. At this time he changed his surname to Lumsden (his mother's maiden name). 'Benjamin Britten' (qv) recognised Lumsden's singing... Read more