Elisabeth Kumm

Elisabeth Kumm

Sunday, 30 April 2017 20:01

COSTA, Franz (1861-1941)

German operatic vocalist (tenor).

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 273.

Sunday, 30 April 2017 19:59

COPPIN, George (1818-1906)

English actor, manager & theatre owner. Né George Selth Coppin. Born 8 April 1819, Steyning, Sussex, England. Son of George Selth Coppin and Elizabeth Jane Jackson. Married (1) Maria Watkins Burroughs (actress) (de facto), (2) Harriet Bray, 1855, (3) Lucy Hilsden. Died 14 March 1906, Richmond, Melbourne, Australia

On stage in Australia from 1843. Entrepreneur and low comedian. See biography by Alec Bagot for further information.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, pages ii, 21, 36, 212.

Sunday, 30 April 2017 19:55

CONLY, Mary (1874-1930)

Australian operatic vocalist (soprano). Née Mary Jane Conly. Daughter of James Conly and Sarah Houston. Married John Jarrett, 1900, Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Died August 1930, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, aged 56.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 199.

Sunday, 30 April 2017 19:54

COLIVA, Filippo (fl. 1870s)

Italian operatic vocalist (baritone). Father of Antonietta Coliva (soprano) and Giovannina Coliva (soprano).

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 232.

Sunday, 30 April 2017 19:50

COLE, EI (1857-1942)

English actor/manager. Né Edward Irham Cole. Born c.1857, Croydon, Surrey, England. Son of Irham Cole and Isabella Holliday. Married Vene Linden (actress). Died 1 July 1942. Father-in-law of Tom Ayr (actor).

Toured Australia with his Bohemian Dramatic Company.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 242.

Sunday, 30 April 2017 19:49

COLE, Belle (1830-1912)

English operatic vocalist.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 253.

Sunday, 30 April 2017 19:47

COGILL, Charles (d. 1903)

Died 16 March 1903, San Francisco, California, USA.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, pages 203, 270.

Sunday, 30 April 2017 19:46

COATES, John (1865-1941)

English operatic vocalist (tenor). Born 29 June 1865, Girlington, Yorkshire, England. Died 16 August 1941, Northwood, Middlesex, England.

Visited Australia with Thomas Quinlan's opera company in 1912 as principal tenor.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 205.