Reference Entry

Irving, Sir Henry [real name John Henry Brodribb] (1838-1905), actor

Robertson Davies

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/34116

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A Methodist background | Theatrical apprenticeship | Success, marriage, and The Bells | Managing the Lyceum, from 1878 | Irving and Terry | Irving and George Bernard Shaw | What was Irving? Appearance and voice | Knighthood, decline, and death

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Subjects: biography ; history

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