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Kemble [née De Camp], Maria Theresa (1777-1838), actress

Joseph Knight and Kimberly Crouch

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Kemble [née De Camp], Maria Theresa (1777-1838), actress, was born in Vienna on 17 January 1777, the eldest of the six children of George Lewis De Camp, a musician, and his wife, Jeanne Adrienne Dufour, a dancer. She was brought to England as a child, and at the age of ...

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