Elisabeth Kumm

Elisabeth Kumm

Monday, 01 May 2017 17:57

HOLLOWAY, W.J. (1843-1913)

English actor & manager. Né William John Holloway. Born 4 February 1843, London, England. Brother of Charles Holloway (actor). Married Kate Arden (actress), 30 June 1871. Died February 1913, London, England. Father of Cecil Arden (actress), Julia Sydney (actress) and W.E. Holloway (actor), and stepfather of Essie Jenyns (actress).

On stage in Australia and England. Managed own Shakespeare company in Australia and replaced Henry Irving as King Lear in London in 1892.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 244.

Monday, 01 May 2017 17:56

HOLLOWAY, Charles (c.1846-1908)

English actor. Brother of WJ Holloway (actor & manager). Married Alice Deorwyn (actress). Died 29 November 1908, Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Father of Beatrice Holloway (actress).

On stage in Australia. Prominent member of Bland Holt’s company.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 244.

Monday, 01 May 2017 17:54

HOLLAND, Leslie (1874-1952)

English actor, dancer & vocalist. Born 1874, Hampstead, London, England. Brother of Ellis Holland and George Holland. Married Carlotta Nelly Johnstone, 1900, Marylebone, London, England. Died 30 May 1952, Rose Bay, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

On stage in Australia and South Africa for JC Williamson, 1905-1938.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 220.

Monday, 01 May 2017 17:53

HILL, John (fl. 1870s)

English pianist & violinist. Né John Thomas Hill, aka Mr Strauss Illa. Married Ilma di Murska (vocalist), 15 May 1876, Dunedin, New Zealand (bigamous).

In Australia for WS Lyster in 1870s.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 208.

Monday, 01 May 2017 17:51

HIGGINSON, Andrew (1876-1959)

English actor & vocalist (baritone). Son of Andrew Higginson (draughtsman) and Jane --. Married (1) Daisy Revette (actress), 1902, London, England (div. 1929), (2) Enid Lavisse (pianist), (3) Andree Portier (Porthier), 1935, Sydney, NSW, Australia (d. 1949). Died 1959, Gosford, NSW, Australia.

On stage in Australia from 1908.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, pages 172, 220.

Monday, 01 May 2017 17:50

HENNINGS, John (1835-1898)

German scenic artist. Né Johann Friedrich Hennings. Born 6 July 1835, Bremen, Germany. Married (1) Ellen Targett (ballet dancer) (de facto?), (2) Lizzie Collins (Mrs Gardiner) (de facto). Died 3 October 1898, Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Father of John Henry Hennings (scenic artist) and Kitty Hennings.

Leading scenic artist in Australia from 1855 notably at Melbourne Theatre Royal of which he was also co-lessee with Coppin and others.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 175.

Monday, 01 May 2017 17:48

HEIR, Robert (d. 1868)

English actor. Married Fanny Cathcart (actress), 1855. Died 27 February 1868, on board ss Auckland, during a trip from Melbourne to the Bluff (NZ).

On stage in Australia with GV Brooke and Fanny Cathcart from 1855.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 185.

Monday, 01 May 2017 17:47

HARWOOD, H.R. (1830-1898)

English actor & manager. Né Henry Richard Beggs. Born 19 October 1830, London, England. Married (1) ??, (2) Docy Stewart (actress). Died 16 April 1898, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.

On stage in Australia from 1852. Managed Melbourne Theatre Royal with Greville, Hennings and others in 1867.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 196.

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