Elisabeth Kumm

Elisabeth Kumm

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 15:25

MAGRATH, Charles (fl. 1890s-1910s)

Irish operatic vocalist (bass).

Toured with the Moody-Manners company. In 1914, he was a member of Thomas Quinlan's company and toured South Africa, Australia and Canada.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 269.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 15:24

MACKAY, Cyril (1880-1923)

English actor. Né Cyril Wallis Mackay. Born 1880, London, England. Married Mabel Mahala Allen, 1906. Died 12 July 1923, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, aged 43.

On stage in Australia from 1906.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 181.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 15:22

MACK, Andrew (1863-1931)

American actor & vocalist. Né William Andrew McAloon; aka Andrew Williams. Born 25 July 1863, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Died 21 May 1931, Bayshore, Long Island, New York, USA.

On stage in USA and Australia from 1876.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 273.

Thursday, 04 May 2017 18:53

LYSTER, W.S. (1828-1880)

Irish opera entrepreneur. Born 21 March 1828, Dublin, Ireland. Son of Chaworth Lyster (army captain) and Anne Keightly. Married Georgina Hodson (vocalist). Died 27 November 1880, Melbourne, Vic, Australia.

Arrived in Melbourne from San Francisco in 1861 to inaugurate the first full professional opera company in Australia.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 232.

Thursday, 04 May 2017 18:52

LYONS, Harry P. (c.1841-1913)

Australian theatrical agent. Né Henry Percival Lyon. Born c.1841, Hobart, TAS, Australia. Son of William Lyon and Polly Rayner. Died 1913, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, aged 71.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 285.

Thursday, 04 May 2017 18:52

LUPINO, Barry (1882-1962)

English actor. Né George Barry Lupino-Hook. Born 7 January 1884, London, England. Married (1) Georgina May Anstruther [May Gordon (actress)], (2) Gertie Latchford (actress), 1912, (3) Doriel Phillips. Died 26 September 1962, Brighton, Sussex, England.

Member of the Lupino family of actors. In Australia, 1914-1920, performing in musical comedy and pantomime for JC Williamson and the Taits.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 287.

Thursday, 04 May 2017 18:51

LUNN, Louise Kirkby (1873-1930)

English operatic vocalist (contralto). Born 8 November 1873, Manchester, England. Died 17 February 1930, London, England.

Toured Australia in 1912 for J&N Tait with pianist William Murdoch.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, pages 253, 275.

Thursday, 04 May 2017 18:50

LORAINE, Violet (1886-1956)

English actress. Née Violet Mary Tipton. Born 26 July 1886, London, England. Sister of Ernest Sefton (actor). Married Edward Raylton Joicey MC, 1921. Died 18 July 1956, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 201.

Thursday, 04 May 2017 18:49

LONNEN, Jessie (1886-1926+)

English actress & vocalist. Née Jessie Beatrice Ellen Lonnen. Born 6 February 1886, Bristol, England. Daughter of EJ Lonnen (actor) and Emily Inman (dancer). Sister of Nellie Lonnen (actress) and Faith Lonnen (actress). Married Albert E Goodwin, 1920, London, England. Mother of twins, John Goodwin (theatre publicist) and Mary Wilder.

Played principal boy roles in pantomime for JC Williamson Ltd in the 1920s.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, pages 172, 181.

Thursday, 04 May 2017 18:49

LONNEN, E.J. (1861-1901)

English actor. Né Edwin Jesse Lonnen. Born 1861, Hull, Yorkshire, England. Married Emily Inman (actress), 1884, Liverpool, England. Died 31 October 1901, Henley, England. Father of Jessie Lonnen (actress), Nellie Lonnen (actress) and Faith Lonnen (actress).

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, pages 231(?), 284.

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