Elisabeth Kumm

Elisabeth Kumm

Monday, 01 May 2017 16:30

DALGLEISH, Walter (c.1867-1914)

Australian actor. Married. Died 5 May 1914, Fremantle, WA, Australia, aged 47.

Died on stage at the Tivoli Theatre, Fremantle, during a performance of The Soldier's Wedding.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 306.

Sunday, 30 April 2017 20:06

CRESWICK, William (1813-1888)

English actor & manager. Born 27 December 1813, London, England. Married Elizabeth Paget (actress). Died 17 June 1888, England, aged 74. Father of Charles Creswick (actor).

On stage in England, USA and Australia from 1831. Toured Australia in 1870s for GBW Lewis.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, pages 23, 93.

Sunday, 30 April 2017 20:05

COY, Leandro (c.1839-1911)

Spanish operatic vocalist (tenor). Married Giulia Tamburini Coy (vocalist). Died 23 October 1911, Surrey Hills, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 233.

Sunday, 30 April 2017 20:03

COY, Giulia Tamburini (1844-1919)

Italian operatic vocalist (mezzo soprano). Niece of Antonio Tamburini (baritone). Married Leandro Coy (tenor). Died 17 April 1919, Surrey Hills, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.

Toured with WS Lyster’s Opera Company.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 233.

Sunday, 30 April 2017 20:02

COWEN, Sir Frederic (1852-1935)

English conductor & composer. Né Frederic Hymen Cohen. Born 29 January 1852, Kingston, Jamaica. Son of Frederick Augustus Cohen and Emily Davis. Married Frederica Gwendoline Richardson, 23 June 1908, London, England. Died 6 October 1935, Hove, Sussex, England.

Moved to England with family in 1856. Visited Australia in 1888 to conduct the orchestra at the International Centennial Exhibition in Melbourne.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 245.

Sunday, 30 April 2017 20:01

COSTA, Franz (1861-1941)

German operatic vocalist (tenor).

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 273.

Sunday, 30 April 2017 19:59

COPPIN, George (1819-1906)

English actor, manager & theatre owner. Né George Selth Coppin. Born 8 April 1819, Steyning, Sussex, England. Son of George Selth Coppin and Elizabeth Jane Jackson. Married (1) Maria Watkins Burroughs (actress) (de facto), (2) Harriet Bray, 1855, (3) Lucy Hilsden. Died 14 March 1906, Richmond, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

On stage in Australia from 1843. Entrepreneur and low comedian. See biography by Alec Bagot for further information.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, pages ii, 21, 36, 212.

Sunday, 30 April 2017 19:55

CONLY, Mary (1874-1930)

Australian operatic vocalist (soprano). Née Mary Jane Conly. Daughter of James Conly and Sarah Houston. Married John Jarrett, 1900, Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Died August 1930, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, aged 56.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 199.

Sunday, 30 April 2017 19:54

COLIVA, Filippo (fl. 1870s)

Italian operatic vocalist (baritone). Father of Antonietta Coliva (soprano) and Giovannina Coliva (soprano).

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 232.

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