In his early years he was a tenor singer of high qualifications, with a voice of great expression of feeling.
He was born in Somerville and later moved to Boston.
He displayed a taste for singing when very young.
He spent many years in Germany and Austria, where he became a celebrated opera singer.
The Emperor of Austria frequently requested Mr. Adams to sing before him and his friends at Vienna, and Mr. Adams brought home to America a laurel wreath presented him while abroad.
Antonio F. de Navarro received reflected glory by his marriage(1889) with Mary Anderson, the beautiful actress.
We mention him because he was a pupil at the A. K. Hathaway private school on Chestnut street, where there were many students of Spanish extraction.
(The school lasted from 1846-1860.)
Who can say that Medford has not an interesting history back of her with plenty of variety?
Is there not enough charm in it to attract the attention of the boys and girls for whom our city today is spending