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HARLAND, Julia (c.1825-1872)

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American operatic vocalist (soprano). Née Julia Susannah Wallack. Born c.1825, Washington, USA. Daughter of Henry Wallack (actor) and Fanny Jones. Sister of James William Wallack (actor). Married William Hoskins (actor), 1842, Medway, England. Died 19 August 1872, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, aged 47.

Member of the famous American Wallack theatre family. On stage in England and Australia. Studied singing with Manuel Garcia. Arrived in Australia in 1856 as a member of an operatic touring party that included Walter Sherwin, Robert Farquharson and Linley Norman. Retired in 1868 to take up teaching.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 18.

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