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Colman, George, the elder

Olive Baldwin and Thelma Wilson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Colman, George, the elder (bap. 1732, d. 1794), playwright and theatre manager, was born in Florence and baptized there at the church of San Giovanni on 18 April 1732, the son of Francis Colman (bap. 1691, d. 1733), envoy to the court of the ...

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Subjects: Theatre ; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights)

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