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Hoare, Prince (1755 - 1834), playwright

Linda Troost

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, issue Published in print December 1992 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Bath, 1755; d Brighton, 22 Dec 1834). English playwright. A son of the artist William Hoare, he studied painting at the Royal Academy and in Italy, where he met Stephen Storace, who was also interested in art. Hoare tried unsuccessfully to establish himself as a painter, though he became honorary foreign secretary to the Royal Academy in 1799. No doubt encouraged by Storace, he took to theatrical writing,

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