Theatre Heritage Australia - Elisabeth Kumm
Elisabeth Kumm

Elisabeth Kumm

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 16:51

PORTER, Caleb (1867-1940)

English actor. Né Caleb Thomas G Porter. Born 1 September 1867, London, England. Married (1) Jessie Hannah Neil, 1894, London, England, (2) Kitty de Legh (actress), 1922, England. Died 13 March 1940, London, England, aged 72.

On stage in England and Australia playing character roles.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 204.

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.