French-Canadian operatic vocalist (tenor).
Visited Australia during 1910s.
Italian operatic vocalist (bass).
Visited Australia for WS Lyster in 1870s.
Italian conductor. Né Roccantonio de Gilio. Died 11 July 1920, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, aged 51.
Italian operatic vocalist (tenor).
In Australia for WS Lyster’s Opera Company during 1870s.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
English actor, manager & playwright. Born 28 February 1843, Horsham, Sussex, England. Son of John Dampier (builder) and Mary Ann Simmonds. Married Katherine Russell (pianist), 1868, Birmingham, England. Died 23 May 1908, Sydney, NSW, Australia. Father of Lily Dampier (actress) and Rose Dampier (actress).
On stage in England and Australia. Noted Shakespearean actor.