Elisabeth Kumm

Elisabeth Kumm

Monday, 01 May 2017 16:52

DUGGAN, Eugenie (1872-1936)

Australian actress. Sister of Edmund Duggan and JP Duggan. Married William Anderson (producer), 1898. Died 2 November 1936. Mother of Mary Anderson.

On stage in Australia from 1890, notably as leading lady in William Anderson’s dramatic company.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 281.

Monday, 01 May 2017 16:51

DUFAULT, Paul (fl. 1910s)

French-Canadian operatic vocalist (tenor).

Visited Australia during 1910s.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 217.

Monday, 01 May 2017 16:50

DONDI, Enrico (fl. 1870s)

Italian operatic vocalist (bass).

Visited Australia for WS Lyster in 1870s.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 232.

Monday, 01 May 2017 16:43

DI GILIO, Rocco (c.1870-1920)

Italian conductor. Né Roccantonio de Gilio. Died 11 July 1920, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, aged 51.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 284.

Monday, 01 May 2017 16:41

DEVOTI, Ugo (fl. 1860s-1870s)

Italian operatic vocalist (tenor).

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

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 232.

Monday, 01 May 2017 16:40

DAY, Philip (1844-1887)

English actor. Né Samuel Phillips Day. Born 1844, Cork, Ireland, the son of the Rev. Samuel Phillips Day (1818-1885) and his wife Julia Maria Day. Married Emily Moorhead. Died 3 December 1887, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, aged 42.

On stage in England and Australia.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, pages 93, 205.

Monday, 01 May 2017 16:39

DAWSON, Tom (1865-1916)

Welsh actor.

Performed on the Tivoli circuit, 1904-1913; enlisted in AIF, October 1915, joining 18th Infantry Battalion as Private, transferring to 60th Infantry Battalion in July 1916.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 308.

Monday, 01 May 2017 16:37

DAWSON, Peter (1882-1961)

Australian vocalist (bass-baritone). Né Peter Smith Dawson. Born 21 January 1882, Adelaide, SA, Australia. Son of Thomas Dawson and Alison Miller. Died 27 September 1961, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Noted recording artist from 1910s.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 185.

Monday, 01 May 2017 16:35

DAVIES, Ben (1858-1943)

Welsh operatic vocalist (tenor). Benjamin Grey Davies. Born 6 January 1858, Pontardulais, Glamorganshire, Wales. Married Clara Perry. Died 28 March 1943, Bristol, England, aged 85.

On stage in England, America and Australia from 1882. Studied at Royal Academy of Music in London. Performed in opera and musical comedy.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 205.

Monday, 01 May 2017 16:34

DANE, Ethel (1876-1963)

Australian actress. Née Ethel Mary Spiller. Born 1876, Adelaide, SA, Australia. Daughter of John Robert Spiller and Eliza Haldane. Married (1) Cyril Keightley (actor), 18 December 1899, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, (2) Louis Wolheim (actor), 12 May 1923, Manhattan, New York, USA. Died 1 December 1963, College Park, SA, Australia.

On stage in Australia and England from 1898.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 279.

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