Elisabeth Kumm

Elisabeth Kumm

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 16:50

POLLARD, Tom (1857-1922)

New Zealand manager. Né Thomas John O'Sullivan. Born 28 April 1857. Son of John O'Sullivan (police constable) and Ann Furlong. Married Emily Albertina Pollard, 3 May 1884, Charters Towers, QLD, Australia. Died 30 August 1922, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Inherited control of New Zealand-based Pollard Opera Company in 1884 after death of father-in-law.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 219.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 16:48

PLIMMER, Harry (1867-1933+)

New Zealand actor & manager. Né John Henry Plimmer. Brother of Harcus Plimmer (actor). Married Josephine Plimmer (actress). Father of Denis Plimmer (screen writer).

On stage in Australia and USA from 1890s.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 251.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 16:47

PETERKIN, WA (fl. 1900s)

Scottish operatic vocalist (bass).

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 211.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 16:45

PERCY, WS (1872-1946)

Australian actor & vocalist. Né William Stratford Percy. Born 23 December 1872, Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Married Jessie Ramsay. Died 1946, London, England.

On stage in Australia, New Zealand, USA and England. Performed juvenile roles in G&S with Royal Comic Opera Company in 1890. After touring with Pollard Opera Company in 1891, he played leading comic roles in operetta and pantomime. Left Australia in 1914.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 172.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 16:18

PENNY, R Ian (fl. 1900s-1910s)

Actor. Né Reginald Ian Penny.

Leading actor in Australia with Oscar Asche’s company during 1910s.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 251.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 16:17

PARKER, Robert (fl. 1910s-1920s)

American operatic vocalist (baritone).

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 267.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 16:13

PALMIERI, Madame

English operatic vocalist (soprano). aka Marie Palmieri. Married Tito Palmieri (tenor).

On stage in England, Australia and USA. In Australia as member of Lyster's Opera Company during 1870s.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 232.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 16:12

PAGE, Miss Elliott (fl. 1890s-1900s)

American actress. Née Mary Elliott Eaton Page. Daughter of Colonel J Augustus Page. Married Ernest Hatheway Turnbull, 17 July 1901, London, England.

On stage in Australia from 1890s.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 173.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 16:10

PADEREWSKI, Ignacy Jan (1860-1941)

Polish pianist & composer. Born 6 November 1860, Kurylówka, Poland. Died 29 June 1941, New York City, New York, USA.

Toured Australia several times in early 20th century.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, pages 196, 243.