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Obituary of Old Anselmian

Celebrating the life of former S. Anselm's pupil and gifted Opera Australia costume designer

21 Aug 2020
School News
Michael Stennett 1946-2020
Michael Stennett 1946-2020
We have recently been notified that Old Anselmian, Michael Stennett, has passed away. Michael, described as 'without exception, the most important and prolific costume designer in the history of Opera Australia', designed the costumes of Anne of Green Gables at the New Theatre in London before moving to Australia to begin a glittering and long career, working with the likes of Dame Joan Sutherland.

A link to Michael's obituary can be found below:
 
https://www.smh.com.au/national/gifted-opera-australia-costume-designer-worked-with-joan-sutherland-20200806-p55j2u.html

We need your help!

We  would like to create a new section on our website to celebrate notable alumni and are appealing to Old Anselmians to contact us with details about any classmates they knew who would be suitable for this section. Please email cheryl.stevens@anselms.co.uk with any information.

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