Elisabeth Kumm

Elisabeth Kumm

Saturday, 29 April 2017 19:05

BARKER, Abie (1891-1961)

Scottish actor. Ne Abraham Barker. Born 9 March 1891, Glasgow, Scotland.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 206.

Saturday, 29 April 2017 19:03

BANTOCK, Claude (1875-1921)

English actor. Né Claude Ronald Bantock. Born 16 September 1875, London, England. Brother of Leedham Bantock (actor) and Granville Bantock (composer). Died 23 June 1921, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, aged 45.

 On stage in Australia from 1900 performing in musical comedy for JC Williamson Ltd.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 222.

Saturday, 29 April 2017 19:00

BALDASSARE, Domenico (fl. 1870s)

Italian operatic vocalist (bass). Married.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 232.

Saturday, 29 April 2017 18:56

ARNOLD, G Villiers (1876-1921)

English actor & vocalist. Né George FH Arnold. Born 18 April 1876, London, England. Son of JA Arnold and Mrs Blanche Ellerman. Married (1) Florence Beech, 1902, Sheffield, England (div. 1910), (2) Pearl Ladd (actress), 11 September 1916, Wellington, New Zealand. Died 21 May 1921, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

 On stage in Australia, 1914, 1918, 1920.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 227.

Saturday, 29 April 2017 18:54

ANDREWS, W Talleur (1876-1924+)

American operatic vocalist (baritone). Né William Talleur Andrews. Born 1876, San Francisco, California, USA. Married Vivien Talleur (actress & dancer).

 On stage in Australia from 1911.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 220.

Saturday, 29 April 2017 18:19

ANDERSON, Mary (1859-1940)

American actress. Née Marie Antoinette Anderson; aka Madame de Navarro. Born 28 July 1859, Sacramento, California, USA. Married Antonio Fernando de Navarro, 1890. Died 29 May 1940, Broadway, Worcestershire, England, aged 80.

On stage in America and England from 1870s. Studied elocution under George Vandenhoff, making first stage appearance in Louisville in 1875. On stage in New York from 1877 and London from 1883. Retired from the stage in 1890 following marriage. Absent from the stage for twenty-seven years, making her re-appearance in 1917 in aid of war charities etc. Wrote two volumes of autobiography: A Few Memories (1890?) and A Few More Memories (1936). Part author of the play The Garden of Allah (1911).

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 153.

Saturday, 29 April 2017 18:16

ANDERSON, Florence (1862-1946)

English actress, aka Mrs Bland Holt. Born 1862, England. Married Bland Holt (actor), 1887. Died 1946, Kew, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.

 On stage in Australia.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 276.

Saturday, 29 April 2017 18:11

ALLEN, Maud Perceval (1880-1955)

English operatic vocalist (soprano).

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 263.

Saturday, 29 April 2017 18:08

ALLAN, Maud (1880-1956)

Canadian dancer. Born 27 August 1873, Toronto, Canada. Unmarried. Died 7 October 1956, Los Angeles, California, USA. On stage in USA and Australia.

 Visited Australia in 1914 for JC Williamson Ltd.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 281.

Saturday, 29 April 2017 17:47

ALBANI, Emma (1847-1930)

Canadian operatic vocalist (soprano). Née Marie Louise Emme Cecile Lajeunesse; aka Marie Louise Emma Cecile Albani-Gye. Born 1 November 1847, Chambly, Quebec, Canada. Daughter of Joseph Lajeunesse and Mélina Mignault. Married Ernest Gye, 6 August 1878. Died 3 April 1930, London, England.

On stage in Australia, 1898 and 1903. 

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 245.