[Weidenthal collection of autographs and letters, mainly theatrical]. 1801-1938.

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[Weidenthal collection of autographs and letters, mainly theatrical]. 1801-1938.

147 items in archival box ; 40 x 28 x 7 cm.

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Patti, Adelina, 1843-1919

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Adelina Patti was one of the most highly regarded opera singers of the 19th century. From the description of Adelina Patti letters, 1889-1891. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 269476576 Spanish-born soprano trained in New York City; by 1861 Adelina Patti was the leading operatic prima donna. In 1886 she married tenor Ernest Nicolini, who had sung opposite her in La traviata at her castle in Wales. He died in 1898. From the description of ALS, Yst...

Kemble, Fanny, 1809-1893

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Epithet: of Add MS 31972 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001197.0x00006e Epithet: actress British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000509.0x00033f British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000509.0x00033e Biography ...

Morris, Clara, 1848-1925

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Actress Clara Morris was born in Toronto and moved with her mother to Cleveland, Ohio. She became a ballet girl in the resident company of the Cleveland Academy of Music; after nine years of training with that company she played a leading lady at Wood's Theatre in Cincinnati in 1869. She made her New York debut in September in "Man and Wife," directed by Augustin Daly at his Fifth Avenue Theatre. She worked with Daly in a series of highly emotional roles over the next three years in such plays a...

Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945

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Theodore Dreiser was an American literary naturalist and author of two of the most significant works of early twentieth-century American fiction, SISTER CARRIE (1900) and AN AMERICAN TRAGEDY (1925). From the description of The mercy of God : manuscript, [1900-1945?] / by Theodore Dreiser. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 63051908 Editor and author. From the description of Theodore Dreiser papers, 1910-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009534 ...

Kemble, Charles, 1775-1854

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British actor, theater manager, and playwright. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Charles Dickens, 1854 Mar. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270485468 Charles Kemble (1775-1854) was a British actor and younger brother of John Philip Kemble. From the description of Letter by Charles Kemble to Alexander Murray, 1823. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 80909948 Irish-English actor....

Ruskin, John, 1819-1900

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Wife of Ruskin's physician, Dr. John Simon. From the description of Letter : to Mrs. John Simon, [18--] (Lewis & Clark Library). WorldCat record id: 31272017 British writer, artist, and critic. From the description of John Ruskin papers, ca. 1837-1904. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80934993 John Ruskin was born on 8 February 1819 in London. Ruskin was educated by his mother and by various tutors before attending Oxford University. H...

Weidenthal, Leo, 1878-1967

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Secretary of the Spirit of '76 Committee for the Willard Centennial. From the description of Papers, 1932-1936. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 18727192 ...

Marlowe, Julia, 1865-1950

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Julia Marlowe was an English actress. She married Edward Hugh Sothern on 17 August 1911. From the description of Letters : to Horace Howard Furness, Horace Howard Furness, Jr., and Louise Brooks Winsor Furness, 1890-1929. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155868093 Julia Marlowe was an actress. She was married to Edward Sothern. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1911-1933. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat rec...

Jefferson, Joseph, 1829-1905

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American actor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Palm Beach, to Mrs. Sullivan, 1903 Feb. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270489232 From the description of [Letter] 1893 Feb. 22 [to] Madame / J. Jefferson. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 244251899 From the description of Letter, 1893. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155451408 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Clancy and Reilly, 1880 Mar. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat reco...

Ellsler, John A. (John Adam), 1821 or 1822-1903

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American actor, manager. From the description of John A. Ellsler letters, 1851-1881. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 643245546 click here to view the Encyclopedia of Cleveland History entry for John Adam Ellsler John Adam Ellsler (1822-1903) was an actor, producer, manager, and theater builder in Cleveland, Ohio, and other cities in Ohio and throughout the United States. From the guide to the John Adam Ellsler Papers, 1...

Joachim, Joseph, 1831-1907

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Hungarian-German violinist and composer. From the description of Autograph letters signed : 13 Airlie Street, Campden Hill, W., [London], to Arthur Sullivan, [n.y.] Mar. 26 and [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125464 Canadian tenor and opera impresario of Welsh and Irish descent. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Salzburg, 18 July [n.y.], to an unidentified recipient, 1937 Mar. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578670 C...

Meyerbeer, Giacomo, 1791-1864

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By 1831, Spontini's reputation has lost ground to the works of younger men, including Meyerbeer, whose Robert le Diable was first performed eight month after the date of this letter; this is perhaps the opera mentioned here, though Meyerbeer may be referring to the abortive Le Portefaix, the contract for which he had just signed. Despite the apparent warmth of their relationship, Spontini was already jealous. His own continuing lack of success he attributed to a plot orchestrated by Meyerbeer, "...

Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868

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Charles Kean was a Shakespearean actor. He was married to the actress Ellen Tree Kean. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1849. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155886057 English actor and theater manager Charles Kean was the second son of actor Edmund Kean. An excellent student, Charles was compelled to become an actor to support his family after the separation of his parents. He found success as an actor in Ireland and America, and ...