Kelly, Michael, 1762-1826

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English tenor.

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London, n.d.], to a named but unidentified recipient at the Lyceum Theatre, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873462

Irish vocalist and composer.

Born in Dublin, Kelly first appeared on stage in 1779. He sang opera and composed music regularly until he became bankrupt in 1811.

From the description of Michael Kelly Papers, 1790-1835. (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 33383574

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creatorOf Kelly, Michael, 1762-1826. The mischievous bee. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Hanover royal music archive, 1651-1951 (bulk circa 1770-1870). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Park Theatre (New York, N.Y. : Park Row). [Playbills, 1798-1812] Harvard University, Harvard Theater Collection, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841. Of age tomorrow ballad opera collection, 1800-1801. University of Colorado Boulder
creatorOf Kelly, Michael, 1762-1826. Romance [music]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Theodore M. Finney Music Manuscript Collection TXRC98-A25., ca. 1700-1850 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Colman, George, 1762-1836. Blue beard ballad opera collection, 1798. University of Colorado Boulder
creatorOf Kelly, Michael, 1762-1826. A favorite song / by Mr Kelly. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Kelly, Michael, 1762-1826. The forty thieves ballad opera collection, 1806-1808. University of Colorado Boulder
creatorOf Hoare, Prince, 1755-1834. Mahmoud [microform]. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Kelly, Michael, 1762-1826. Autograph letter signed, dated : [London, n.d.], to a named but unidentified recipient at the Lyceum Theatre, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Frances Maria Kelly, 1800-1883, bulk dates: 1816-1849 The Huntington Library
creatorOf Cumberland, Richard, 1732-1811. Song by Richard Cumberland [manuscript], ca. 1800. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Woodfall, T., fl. 1798. Autograph letter signed : [London?], to Mr. Davis, 1798 Jan. 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Early American playbills, 1750-1812. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library,
creatorOf Kelly, Michael, 1762-1826. Cinderella ballad opera collection, 1804. University of Colorado Boulder
referencedIn Dickons, Maria, ca. 1774-1833,. Autograph letter signed from C. Dickons to [James Winston?] [manuscript], 1816 June 27. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Kelly, Michael, 1762-1826. We've no abiding city here / Kelly ; Unity / Mozart ; Thy will by done. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Finney, Theodore M. (Theodore Mitchell), 1902-1978. Theodore M. Finney Music Manuscript Collection, ca. 1700-1850. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Miscellaneous theatrical papers, 1673-1976. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Kelly, Michael, 1762-1826. Michael Kelly Papers, 1790-1835. Boston College, Thomas P. O'Neill Library
creatorOf Bishop, Henry R. (Henry Rowley), Sir, 1786-1855. Eight songs. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
referencedIn Hanover royal music archive, 1651-1951, 1770-1870 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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associatedWith Association of the Friends of Ireland. corporateBody
associatedWith Colman, George, 1762-1836. person
associatedWith Cumberland, Richard, 1732-1811. person
associatedWith Dickons, Maria, ca. 1774-1833, person
associatedWith Drury Lane Theatre. corporateBody
associatedWith Finney, Theodore M. person
associatedWith Hoare, Prince, 1755-1834. person
correspondedWith Kelly, Frances Maria, 1800-1883 person
associatedWith Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791. person
associatedWith Park Theatre (New York, N.Y. : Park Row) corporateBody
associatedWith Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 1751-1816. person
associatedWith Siddons, Henry, 1774-1815. person
associatedWith Woodfall, T., fl. 1798. person
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England--London
Ireland
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Theater--History--Sources
Songs with piano
Composers--Biography
Opera--Biography
Theater
Singers--Biography
Operas--Excerpts--Vocal scores with piano
Songs (High voice) with piano
Incidental music--Excerpts--Vocal scores with piano
Songs (medium voice) with piano
Romances (Music)
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Birth 1762-12-25

Death 1826-10-09

Irish (Republic of Ireland)

English

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