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HOWE, JB (1829-1908)

English actor & vocalist. Né Thomas Burdett Howe, aka James Burdett Howe. Son of Thomas Burdett Howe and Mary Ann Parkin. Married (1) Eliza Adelaide Bassett, 1862, London, England, (2) Julia Summers (actress) (de facto?). Died 13 March 1908, London, England.

On stage in London, New Zealand and Australia. Noted Shakespearean actor. Also performed in India with Lewis's Dramatic and Burlesque Company during 1871 and at the Bijou Theatre in Melbourne in 1882. Wrote autobiography, A Cosmopolitan Actor.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 175.

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