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

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 right here are also complete entries for dozens of vital secondary figures and of teenybopper ones whose tales have by no means been advised, in addition to a census (and at the very least a couple of recoverable proof) for even the main inconsiderable performers and servants of the theatres. As within the earlier volumes during this dis­tinguished sequence, the accompanying illus­trations contain no less than one photograph of every topic for whom a portrait exists.

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1. v. 2. Belfort to Byzand. v. 3. v. 4. Corye to Dynion. 1. Performing artsLondonBiography. I. , joint author. II. , joint author. III. Title. 2'092'2 {B} 71157068 ISBN 080930693X (v. 4) List of Illustrations Theatre Plans And Sites page Lisle's Tennis Court, c. 1657 543 Lincoln's Inn Fields and the site of the theatre 544 Sites of the Vere Street Theatre and the Bridges Street Theatre 545 Site of the Dorset Garden Theatre 546 Site and façade view of the Dorset Garden Theatre 547 Site of the Dorset Garden Theatre 548 Site of the Bridges Street Theatre 549 Site and profile view of the Bridges Street Theatre 550 Site and profile view of the Drury Lane Theatre 551 Site of the Drury Lane Theatre, c.

A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Actresses, Musicians, Dancers, Managers & Other rtStage Personnel in London, 16601800 Volume 4: Corye to Dynion PHILIP H. HIGHFILL, JR. KALMAN A. BURNIM EDWARD A. , Jr A biographical dictionary of actors, actresses, musicians, dancers, man- agers & other stage personnel in London, 16601800. Includes bibliographical references. CONTENTS: v. 1. v. 2. Belfort to Byzand. v. 3. v. 4. Corye to Dynion. 1. Performing artsLondonBiography. I. , joint author. II. , joint author.

See HAINES, JOSEPH. Counts, Mr [fl. 1794], clarinetist, violoncellist. A Mr Counts, alias Kauntz, was listed in 1794 by Doane's Musical Directory as a clarinetist and violoncellist, in the band of the Second Regiment of Guards, a player at Apollo Gardens, and living at No 34, Charles Street, Westminster. Cour. See DE LA COUR. Courco. See CURCO. Court. See LA COURT. Courtenay. See also COURTNEY. Courtenay, Miss, stage name of Miss Crawley [fl. 1777], actress, singer. A Miss Courtenay from Bath acted an unspecified part and sang a song (which was published "as sung by" her) in Love Finds the Way at Covent Garden on 18 November 1777.

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