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Edwin, John, the elder (1749–1790), actor and singer

Terry Enright

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/8570

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Edwin, John, the elder (1749–1790), actor and singer, was born on 10 August 1749 at Clare Market, St Clement Danes, London, the eldest of the three children of John Edwin, a watchmaker, and his wife, Hannah, the daughter of Henry Brogden, a sculptor of statues in ...

Reference Entry.  1819 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Theatre ; Voice

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