Oxenford, John, 1812-1877

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English dramatist and critic.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p., n.d.], to [Edward Tyrrell] Smith, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270583145

John Oxenford was an English dramatist, critic, and translator. As an author, he had a philosophical outlook, and was an exceptional linguist; as a critic, his natural kindliness made his opinions lenient, even generous. He also wrote librettos for several operas.

From the description of John Oxenford letters, 1835-1874. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 52159146

Epithet: musical editor

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000787.0x000100

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referencedIn Pyne, Louisa Fanny, 1835-1904,. Autograph letter signed from Louisa Pyne, London, to Charles John Kean [manuscript], 1850s? Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Davison, James William, 1813-1885. Autograph letters signed (12), dated : [London, undated by year], to [Joseph] Bennett, 1880's. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1832-1922 (inclusive), 1861-1909 (bulk). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Oxenford, John, 1812-1877. An address on the occasion of the complimentary benefit offered to Benjamin Webster at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane [manuscript], 1874 March 2. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Oxenford, John, 1812-1877. [Plays]. Yale University Library
creatorOf Oxenford, John, 1812-1877. Letter to B. Webster. [s.l.]. [18--] Jan. 12. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Webster, Benjamin, 1797-1882,. Autograph letter signed from Benjamin Webster to John Oxenford [manuscript], 1838 August 31. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Macfarren, G. A. (George Alexander), Sir, 1813-1887. Robin Hood [collection] : an opera in three acts / written by John Oxenford ; composed by G.A. Macfarren. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Golden Family Collection, 1795-1996 Working Men's Institute of New Harmony, Indianahttp://www.workingmensinstitute.org/
creatorOf Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Rigoletto [collection] : melodramma in tre atti / di Francesco Maria Piave ; musica di Giuseppe Verdi. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Cole, Edward Franklin. [Selected manuscripts from the British Library] [microform]. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Oxenford, John, 1812-1877. Autograph letter signed : [n.p., n.d.], to [Edward Tyrrell] Smith, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf J. W. DAVISON PAPERS. Vol. iv. Ketten-Rudersdorf. Principal correspondents include Marie Krebs, John MacDonald, Sir George MacFarren, Giacomo Meyerbeer, Caroline Rémaury-Montigny, Mowbray Morris, Marie Pleyel, Sims Reeves and Gustave Hippolyte Roger.... British Library
creatorOf Benedict, Julius Sir, 1804-1885. The lily of Killarney [music] : opera in three acts / by Julius Benedict ; the words by Dion Boucicault and John Oxenford ; edited by J. Pittman. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Oxenford, John, 1812-1877. Adrienne, the actress [A drama in 3 acts by John Oxenford, also a separate ms. of the part of Adrienne, also a separate ms. of the part of Adrienne. 24 p. 24mo.] New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Oxenford, John, 1812-1877. John Oxenford letters, 1835-1874. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Oxenford, John, 1812-1877. The Castilian nobleman and the contrabandista [microform] : in three acts / by John Oxenford. University of Missouri -- Columbia, MU Libraries; University of Missouri; MU; Ellis Library; University of Missouri Columbia
creatorOf Benedict, Julius, 1804-1885. The lily of Killarney [collection] : opera in three acts / by Sir Julius Benedict ; the words by Dion Boucicault and John Oxenford. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Oxenford, John, 1812-1877,. Autograph letter signed from John Oxenford to unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1851 August 18. Folger Shakespeare Library
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associatedWith Benedict, Julius, 1804-1885. person
associatedWith Brooks, Shirley, 1816-1874, person
associatedWith Burgess. person
associatedWith Davison, James William, 1813-1885. person
associatedWith Drury Lane Theatre. corporateBody
associatedWith Dunn, Mr. person
associatedWith Golden Family family
associatedWith Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868, person
associatedWith Macfarren, G. A. (George Alexander), Sir, 1813-1887. person
associatedWith Mary Flagler Cary Music Collection (Pierpont Morgan Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Pettingell, Frank person
associatedWith Planché, J. R. (James Robinson), 1796-1880, person
associatedWith Pyne, Louisa Fanny, 1835-1904, person
associatedWith Smith, Edward Tyrrell, 1804-1877, person
associatedWith Sothern family. family
associatedWith University of Kent at Canterbury. Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. person
associatedWith Webster, Benjamin, 1797-1882 person
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English drama--19th century
Authors, English--19th century--Correspondence
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Birth 1812-08-12

Death 1877-02-21

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