Reference Entry

Singer, John

Herbert Berry

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

Show Summary Details


Singer, John (fl. 1583–1603), actor, may have owed money to a Canterbury man in 1571; otherwise his origins are unknown. He was a clown and one of eight experienced actors first chosen in March 1583 to form Queen Elizabeth's Men. At a play of theirs in ...

Reference Entry.  383 words. 

Subjects: Theatre

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.