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Joan Mary Eileen Ingpen (3 January 1916 – 29 December 2007) was a classical music and opera talent manager and agent.

Ingpen & Williams

Following the end of World War II, Ingpen established her own classical music talent management agency, Ingpen & Williams in 1946. The Ingpen & Williams agency was named for herself and her pet dachshund, Williams, whom she considered to be co-founders of the agency Her early clients during the 1950s included conductors Sir Georg Solti, Geraint Evans and Rudolf Kempe, as well as Joan Sutherland.
It is named for founders Joan Ingpen and her dog Williams, a dachshund.

Sebastian Shaw (actor)

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In Brighton, she lived with her partner, actor Sebastian Shaw, who predeceased her.
Shaw began a romantic relationship in the mid-1950s with Joan Ingpen, the well-known classical music and opera talent agent who had previously represented him.

Margaret Price

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However, she was accepted as an understudy, thanks to casting director Joan Ingpen, and she formed of a close personal and professional relationship with pianist and conductor James Lockhart.

Classical music

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Following the end of World War II, Ingpen established her own classical music talent management agency, Ingpen & Williams in 1946. Joan Mary Eileen Ingpen (3 January 1916 – 29 December 2007) was a classical music and opera talent manager and agent.

Opera

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Joan Mary Eileen Ingpen (3 January 1916 – 29 December 2007) was a classical music and opera talent manager and agent. Ingpen is credited with launching the career of opera singer Luciano Pavarotti.

Talent manager

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Joan Mary Eileen Ingpen (3 January 1916 – 29 December 2007) was a classical music and opera talent manager and agent.

Luciano Pavarotti

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Ingpen is credited with launching the career of opera singer Luciano Pavarotti.

Royal Opera House

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She also served as the former artistic administrator of the Royal Opera House in London.

Royal Academy of Music

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She enrolled at the Royal Academy of Music and studied piano.

Pianos (club)

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She enrolled at the Royal Academy of Music and studied piano.

Insurance

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However, she initially decided to pursue a career as an insurance agent.

Entertainments National Service Association

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Through her concert contacts, she was offered a job with the Entertainments National Service Association, a United Kingdom World War II era agency that provided entertainment to British military servicemen.

United Kingdom

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Through her concert contacts, she was offered a job with the Entertainments National Service Association, a United Kingdom World War II era agency that provided entertainment to British military servicemen.

World War II

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Following the end of World War II, Ingpen established her own classical music talent management agency, Ingpen & Williams in 1946. Through her concert contacts, she was offered a job with the Entertainments National Service Association, a United Kingdom World War II era agency that provided entertainment to British military servicemen.

Soldier

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Through her concert contacts, she was offered a job with the Entertainments National Service Association, a United Kingdom World War II era agency that provided entertainment to British military servicemen.

Talent management

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Following the end of World War II, Ingpen established her own classical music talent management agency, Ingpen & Williams in 1946.

Dachshund

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The Ingpen & Williams agency was named for herself and her pet dachshund, Williams, whom she considered to be co-founders of the agency Her early clients during the 1950s included conductors Sir Georg Solti, Geraint Evans and Rudolf Kempe, as well as Joan Sutherland.

Conducting

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The Ingpen & Williams agency was named for herself and her pet dachshund, Williams, whom she considered to be co-founders of the agency Her early clients during the 1950s included conductors Sir Georg Solti, Geraint Evans and Rudolf Kempe, as well as Joan Sutherland.

Georg Solti

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The Ingpen & Williams agency was named for herself and her pet dachshund, Williams, whom she considered to be co-founders of the agency Her early clients during the 1950s included conductors Sir Georg Solti, Geraint Evans and Rudolf Kempe, as well as Joan Sutherland.

Geraint Evans

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The Ingpen & Williams agency was named for herself and her pet dachshund, Williams, whom she considered to be co-founders of the agency Her early clients during the 1950s included conductors Sir Georg Solti, Geraint Evans and Rudolf Kempe, as well as Joan Sutherland.

Rudolf Kempe

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The Ingpen & Williams agency was named for herself and her pet dachshund, Williams, whom she considered to be co-founders of the agency Her early clients during the 1950s included conductors Sir Georg Solti, Geraint Evans and Rudolf Kempe, as well as Joan Sutherland.