Elisabeth Kumm

Elisabeth Kumm

Monday, 01 May 2017 17:45

HARRISON, John (1868-1929)

English operatic vocalist (tenor). Born 27 February 1868, Colne, England. Son of Joseph Harrison and Martha Brown. Married Margaret Capstick, 8 October 1907, Colne, England. Died 19 March 1929.

Performed in Australia with Ada Crossley in 1908 and with Thomas Quinlan's opera company in 1912.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 255.

Monday, 01 May 2017 17:43

HARLAND, Julia (c.1825-1872)

American operatic vocalist (soprano). Née Julia Susannah Wallack. Born c.1825, Washington, USA. Daughter of Henry Wallack (actor) and Fanny Jones. Sister of James William Wallack (actor). Married William Hoskins (actor), 1842, Medway, England. Died 19 August 1872, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, aged 47.

Member of the famous American Wallack theatre family. On stage in England and Australia. Studied singing with Manuel Garcia. Arrived in Australia in 1856 as a member of an operatic touring party that included Walter Sherwin, Robert Farquharson and Linley Norman. Retired in 1868 to take up teaching.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 18.

Monday, 01 May 2017 17:41

HAMBOURG, Mark (1879-1960)

Russian pianist. Born 1 June 1879, Boguchar, Russia. Brother of Boris Hambourg (cellist) and Jan Hambourg (violinist). Married Dorothea Muir Mackenzie (violinist). Died 26 August 1960, Cambridge, England. Father of Michal Hambourg (pianist).

In England from 1889. First visited Australia in 1895 and then for J&N Tait in 1908.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 243.

Monday, 01 May 2017 17:39

GUILFORD, Ada (fl. 1900s-1910s)

Australian actress. aka Mrs Bishop.

Retired from the stage following her marriage and settled in San Francisco.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 271.

Monday, 01 May 2017 17:38

GRIMWOOD, Herbert (1875-1929)

English actor. Born 7 March 1875, London, England. Married Dorothy Adeline Miller. Died 29 November 1929, Los Angeles, California, USA.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 259.

Monday, 01 May 2017 17:36

GREVILLE, J.R. (1834-1894)

Irish actor & manager. Né John Rodger. Born 15 June 1834, Dublin, Ireland. Married Charlotte Augusta Marshall (Miss Webster, actress). Died 29 April 1894, Carlton, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.

On stage in Australia from 1854. Noted low comedian and manager of Theatre Royal in Melbourne in partnership with Coppin and Hennings.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 177.

Monday, 01 May 2017 17:34

GREENE, Frank (1879-1938+)

English actor & vocalist (baritone). Né Frank William Green. Born 1879, Portsmouth, England. Married Lottie Sargent (actress), 1900, London, England.

On stage in England, Australia and America from 1899. Brother of Evie Greene (actress).

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 222.

Monday, 01 May 2017 17:33

GRANDI, Simone (fl. 1870s)

Italian operatic vocalist (bass).

In Australia for WS Lyster’s Opera Company during 1870s.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 232.

Monday, 01 May 2017 17:32

GOODWIN, Nat C. (1857-1919)

American actor. Né Nathaniel Carl Goodwin. Born 25 July 1857, Boston, USA. Married (1) Eliza Weathersby (actress), 24 June 1877, New Rochelle, NY, USA, (2) Nella Baker Pease, 1890 (div. 1898), (3) Maxine Elliott (actress), 1898 (mar. dis. 1908), (4) Margaret Moreland, 1912 (div. 1918). Died 31 January 1919, Claridge Hotel, New York City, NY, USA.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 275.

Monday, 01 May 2017 17:30

GOLL, Edward (1884-1949)

Czech pianist & teacher. Born 4 February 1884, Kaaden, Bohemia, Austro-Hungarian Empire. Edward Goll (teacher) and Aloysia Schmitt. Married Julia O'Brien, 13 February 1912, Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Died 11 January 1949, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.

Taught and performed in Australia from 1911.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 247.

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