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1812

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Concert overture, op. 49 (1880), by Tchaikovsky; written for the Moscow Exhibition, it commemorates Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in 1812 and incorporates La Marseillaise and the Tsarist...

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Oxenford, John (1812–1877), playwright and translator

Klaus Stierstorfer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Education. 1131 words.

Oxenford, John (1812–1877), playwright and translator, was born on 12 August 1812 at Camberwell, Surrey, the son of William Oxenford (1783–1867), merchant, and his wife, sister of Thomas...

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Jerningham, Edward (1737–1812), poet and playwright

Jules Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 1769 words.

Jerningham, Edward (1737–1812), poet and playwright, was born at Costessey Hall, Norfolk, the third and youngest son of Sir George Jerningham, fifth baronet (1680–1774), and his wife, Mary (null...

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Delap, John (1724/5–1812), poet and playwright

Gail Baylis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 1475 words.

Delap, John (1724/5–1812), poet and playwright, was born at Spilsby, Lincolnshire, one of the four children (two sons and two daughters) of John Delap (d. 1756), gentleman, of Gainsborough,...

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Cherry, Andrew (1762–1812), actor and playwright

Joseph Knight.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 891 words.

Cherry, Andrew (1762–1812), actor and playwright, was born in Limerick on 11 January 1762. He was the eldest son of John Cherry, a printer and bookseller in Limerick, who was said to have...

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Birds

Michael Patterson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Plays

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 296 words.

A: Aristophanes Pf: 414 bc, Athens Tr: 1812 G: Greek com. in verse S: Cloudcuckooland, early 5th c. bc

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Gilbert, Sir William Schwenck (1836–1911), playwright

Jane W. Stedman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 5915 words.

Gilbert, Sir William Schwenck (1836–1911), playwright, the eldest child and only son of William Gilbert (1804–1890), author and surgeon, and his second wife, Anne Mary Bye Morris...

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Dimond, William (c. 1784–1837?), playwright

Paul Baines.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 794 words.

Dimond, William (c. 1784–1837?), playwright, the eldest surviving son of William Wyatt Dimond (c. 1750–1812), actor and theatrical manager, and his wife, Matilda Martha, née Baker (d....

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Littoral Rites

GILLIAN RUSSELL.

in The Theatres of War

June 1995; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 9143 words.

Although Tate Wilkinson was found to be one of the most respected and successful people in provincial theatre, his thoughts regarding the performance of The Fair Penitent demonstrate that...

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Birds

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights).

A: Aristophanes Pf: 414 bc, Athens Tr: 1812 G: Greek com. in...

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Machine Wreckers

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights).

A: Ernst Toller Pf: 1922, Berlin Pb: 1922 Tr: 1923 null...

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Lewis, Matthew Gregory [called Monk Lewis] (1775–1818), novelist and playwright

Nigel Leask.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 4122 words.

Lewis, Matthew Gregory [called Monk Lewis] (1775–1818), novelist and playwright, was born in London on 9 July 1775, the son of Matthew Lewis (1750–1812) and his wife, Frances Maria Sewell (dnull...

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Collens, Thomas Wharton

Caryn Cossé Bell.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Journalism; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1426 words.

Collens, Thomas Wharton (23 June 1812–03 November 1879), Creole jurist and writer, was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, the son of John Wharton Collens and Marie Louise de Tabiteau....

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