Download PDF by Professor Philip H Highfill Jr PhD, Professor Kalman A: A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Volume 4, Corye to

By Professor Philip H Highfill Jr PhD, Professor Kalman A Burnim PhD, Edward A. Langhans

ISBN-10: 080930693X

ISBN-13: 9780809306930

Volumes 3 and 4 of this monumen­tal paintings comprise complete entries for all such illustrious names as these of the Cibbers—Colley, Theophilus, and Susanna Maria—Kitty Clive, and Charlotte Charke, George Colman, the Elder, and the more youthful, William Davenant, and De Loutherboug. yet the following are also complete entries for dozens of significant secondary figures and of sweet sixteen ones whose tales have by no means been informed, in addition to a census (and a minimum of a couple of recoverable evidence) for even the main inconsiderable performers and servants of the theatres. As within the past volumes during this dis­tinguished sequence, the accompanying illus­trations contain not less than one photo of every topic for whom a portrait exists.

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C. ), In a secret wish'd for bow'r, {from} The Relenting Shepherdess Sung by Miss Cowper at Vauxhall. ). Cowper, Mrs [fl. 17481760], actress. Mrs Cowper's name was on the playbill Page 14 of Covent Garden Theatre for 11 April 1749, when she played the small comic part of Sylvia in The Double Gallant. She probably had already come on the stage ("a Young Gentlewoman, who never appeared on that stage before") as Angelina in Love Makes a Man on 22 December 1748, for she was named in the part on 12 April 1749.

177375], actor, singer. A Mr Courtney played at the Haymarket on 24 May 1773 the role of Thomas in the afterpiece The Virgin Unmask'd, Leander in The Mock Doctor on 31 May, and from then until the middle of September the following: unspecified parts in The Bankrupt, She Stoops to Conquer, A Trip to Portsmouth, and The Rehearsal, the First Spouter in The Apprentice, Bridoun in The Commissary, Jasper in Miss in Her Teens, Frankly in The Register Office, Knowlife in The Tobacconist, and Old Kecksy in The Irish Widow.

Johann Christian} Bach" is in the Enthoven Collection, hand-dated 1771. ), J. C. ), In a secret wish'd for bow'r, {from} The Relenting Shepherdess Sung by Miss Cowper at Vauxhall. ). Cowper, Mrs [fl. 17481760], actress. Mrs Cowper's name was on the playbill Page 14 of Covent Garden Theatre for 11 April 1749, when she played the small comic part of Sylvia in The Double Gallant. She probably had already come on the stage ("a Young Gentlewoman, who never appeared on that stage before") as Angelina in Love Makes a Man on 22 December 1748, for she was named in the part on 12 April 1749.

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