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

ISBN-10: 0809309181

ISBN-13: 9780809309184

Quantity 7 contains such notables because the composers Handel and Haydn and the appealing actress Elizabeth Hartley.

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On 14 April he was given a protection warrant and went off to Edinburgh. Joe was not the only King's Company player to leave for the north; among other deserters were James Gray, Cardell Goodman, Philip Griffin, Thomas Clark, Mrs Corey, and Joe's mistress, Mrs Knepp (Pepys's old friend). Haines was still in Edinburgh as late as 20 January 1682. The second prologue to Ravenscroft's Titus Andronicus said "Haynes does head the Rebell-Players there," though it is not certain he was the actual leader of the group.

C. 1779c. 1800], singer, music publisher and seller. The music publisher and seller at Cambridge, William Hague, was the elder brother of the violinist Charles Hague (17691821), to whom he taught music; he brought Charles to Cambridge about 1779. William Hague's name appeared as a subscriber to Six Songs with an accompanyment for the Harpsichord, or two Violins and a Violoncello. Composed by Mr. King, printed at London by Longman and Broderip about 1786. From his shop in Petty Cury, Cambridge, he published with John Peppercorn A Collection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes some of which are new & others by permission of the authors with six Chants and Te Deums The whole revis'd & harmonized by Dr.

On 28 March 1748 he acted the Constable in The Author's Farce at Covent Garden for the benefit of Theophilus Cibber. Other occasional appearances in 174950 at that theatre included Barnaby in The Old Bachelor on 6 October 1749, the Welch Collier in The Recruiting Officer on 1 November, Shadow in 2 Henry IV on 8 November, and the Tooth Drawer in A Cure for a Scold on 26 April 1750. In the autumn he returned to act Barnaby again on 19 November and Shadow on 22 November 1750. Hackett had been at Twickenham and Richmond in the summer of 1750, playing the Earl of Oxford in Richard III, Don Felix in The Mistake, Gardener in The Drummer, Corydon in Damon and Phillida, and Snip the Tailor in Don Quixote.

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A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Volume 7, Habgood to Houbert: Actresses, Musicians, Dancers, Managers, and Other Stage Personnel in London, 1660-1800 by Professor Philip H Highfill Jr PhD, Professor Kalman A Burnim PhD, Edward A. Langhans


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