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Arne, Thomas (bap. 1682, d. 1736), upholsterer and theatre servant

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Theatre. 3 words.

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Beauclerk [née Mellon; other married name Coutts], Harriot, duchess of St Albans (1777?–1837), actress and banker

Joan Perkin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Banking. 1423 words.

Beauclerk [née Mellon; other married name Coutts], Harriot, duchess of St Albans (1777?–1837), actress and banker, was probably born on 11 November 1777, probably the illegitimate daughter...

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Careless, Elizabeth [Betty] (d. 1752), actress and prostitute

Alison Oddey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 603 words.

Careless, Elizabeth [Betty] (d. 1752), actress and prostitute, was known as Mrs or Miss Betty Careless. It is probable that she was acting before her name first appeared in the extant bills...

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Davies, Thomas (c. 1712–1785), bookseller and actor

O. M. Brack.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 1688 words.

Davies, Thomas (c. 1712–1785), bookseller and actor, is of unknown origins. He attended the University of Edinburgh between 1728 and 1729 to prepare for one of the learned professions, but...

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Ebers, John (bap. 1778, d. 1858), bookseller and opera manager

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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Evans, Rudolph Bayfield [Rudy] [performing name André de Dakar] (1897–1987), singer, actor, and entrepreneur

Val Wilmer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Voice; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1136 words.

Evans, Rudolph Bayfield [Rudy] [performing name André de Dakar] (1897–1987), singer, actor, and entrepreneur, was born at Monkey Hill, Panama, on 23 February 1897, the eighth son and ninth...

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Gaige, Crosby

Frank R. Cunningham.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1233 words.

Gaige, Crosby (26 July 1882–08 March 1949), theatrical producer and writer, was born Roscoe Conkling Crosby Gaige in Nelson, New York, the son of George Edward Gaige, a postmaster, and Jane...

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Gatti, Agostino (1841–1897)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Theatre. 3 words.

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Gatti, Carlo (1817–1878)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Theatre; Business and Management. 3 words.

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Gatti family (per. 1847–1981), restaurateurs, theatre owners, and entrepreneurs

Peter Barber.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Theatre; Business and Management. 2857 words.

Gatti family (per. 1847–1981), restaurateurs, theatre owners, and entrepreneurs, came to prominence with Carlo Gatti (1817–1878), who was born into a patrician family in the frazione (distr...

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