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Abbey, Henry Eugene

Harvey R. Brenneise.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 1225 words.

Abbey, Henry Eugene (27 June 1846–17 October 1896), theatrical and operatic manager and impresario, was born in Akron, Ohio, the son of Henry Stephen Abbey, a clockmaker and partner in a...

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Barnabee, Henry Clay

Jane W. Stedman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Voice; Theatre; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 1396 words.

Barnabee, Henry Clay (14 November 1833–16 December 1917), singer and actor, was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, the son of Willis Barnabee and Mary (maiden name unknown). His father was...

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Bing, Sir Rudolf Franz Joseph

Elizabeth Forbes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 1379 words.

Bing, Sir Rudolf Franz Joseph (1902–1997), opera manager, was born in Vienna on 9 January 1902, the son of Ernst Hoenigsvald Bing, head of the Austro-Hungarian Steel and Iron Trust, and his...

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Caplat, Moran Victor Hingston

Elizabeth Forbes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 1464 words.

Caplat, Moran Victor Hingston (1916–2003), actor and opera administrator, was born on 1 October 1916 at Tantallon, Alma Road, Herne Bay, Kent, the only child of (Armand Charles Victor)...

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Charlot, André

James Ross Moore.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 1062 words.

Charlot, André (26 July 1882–20 May 1956), theatrical impresario, was born Eugene André Maurice Charlot in Paris, France, the son of Maurice Charlot, a journalist and theatrical manager,...

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Cornelys [née Imer; married name Pompeati], (Anna Maria) Teresa [known as Madame Trenti, Mrs Smith]

Judith Milhous.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Voice; Performing Arts; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 2373 words.

Cornelys [née Imer; married name Pompeati], (Anna Maria) Teresa [known as Madame Trenti, Mrs Smith] (1723?–1797), singer and impresario, was born in Venice, probably in 1723, to the Genoan...

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Ebers, John

John Rosselli.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations; Publishing. 948 words.

Ebers, John (bap. 1778, d. 1858), bookseller and opera manager, was born in Hertford, where he was baptized at St Andrew's Church on 24 July 1778, the son of John Henry Ebers and his wife,...

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Fletcher, Cyril Trevellian

Michael Pointon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations; Television. 1462 words.

Fletcher, Cyril Trevellian (1913–2005), comedian and impresario, was born on 25 June 1913 at Dunoon, Hagden Lane, Watford, Hertfordshire, the only son and younger child of George Trevellian...

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Geliot, Michael Herbert John

Christopher Webber.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations; Theatre. 946 words.

Geliot, Michael Herbert John (1933–2012), opera and theatre director, was born on 27 September 1933 at 30 Carholme Road, Catford, London, the second of three children of Horace George...

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Gye, Frederick, the younger

G. C. Boase.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Business and Management; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 1395 words.

Gye, Frederick, the younger (1810–1878), businessman and opera manager, was born at Finchley, Middlesex, the son of Frederick Gye the elder. He probably had 'a good public school education'...

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