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Cabanel, Rudolphe

John Earl.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Art Forms; Engineering (General). 514 words.

Cabanel, Rudolphe (1762/3–1839), engineer and theatre designer, was 'a native' of Aachen (some accounts say Liège) but lived in London for most of his life. Little is known of his family or...

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dramatherapy

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre — Psychology.

A form of psychotherapy, including psychodrama, in which clients or patients are encouraged to express their feelings and inner conflicts through acting them out in front of others....

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Krutch, Joseph Wood

Paul N. Pavich.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Theatre; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 1724 words.

Krutch, Joseph Wood (25 November 1893–22 May 1970), writer, was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, the son of Edward Waldemore Krutch, a businessman, and Adelaine Wood. From 1911 to 1915 he...

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Martin, William

H. S. Torrens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Natural History. 889 words.

Martin, William (1767–1810), naturalist and actor, was born at Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, the son of Joseph Martin, a hosier, and Ann Mallatratt (c.1746–1819), both from Mansfield. About...

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O'Connor, John

Delia Millar.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Art Forms; Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 928 words.

O'Connor, John (1830–1889), scene-painter and topographical painter, was born on 12 August 1830 in co. Londonderry, the third son of Francis O'Connor and his wife, Rose Cunningham; both his...

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Oman, Julia Trevelyan [married name Julia Trevelyan Strong, Lady Strong]

Catherine A. Surowiec.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Art Forms; Agriculture and Farming. 1214 words.

Oman, Julia Trevelyan [married name Julia Trevelyan Strong, Lady Strong] (1930–2003), designer and gardener, was born on 11 July 1930 at 30 Abingdon Villas, Kensington, London, the elder...

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Pepper's ghost

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology — Theatre.

A spectral image produced by a large sheet of clear glass positioned at an angle, allowing people and objects to be seen through it while an image of a person situated elsewhere, if...

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Rogers, Will

Peter C. Rollins.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Radio; Literature; Humour; Journalism; Performing Arts; Theatre. 2200 words.

Rogers, Will (04 November 1879–15 August 1935), entertainer and social commentator, was born William Penn Adair Rogers near Oologah, Oklahoma, in what was then the Cooweescoowee District of...

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