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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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Bickerstaffe, Isaac (1735–1812)

Phyllis Hartnoll and Peter Found.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 121 words.

(1735–1812),

English dramatist, considered in his day the equal of John Gay as a writer of ballad operas

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Bickerstaffe, Isaac (1735–1812)

in The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 103 words.

(1735–1812)

Irish playwright, perhaps the only person in Britain to make a living in the second half

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Dickens, Charles (1812–70)

in The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 170 words.

(1812–70)

English writer and performer. In 1832 Dickens planned to audition before Charles *Kemble. But Dickens

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Dickens, Charles (1812–70)

Frances Dann.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 235 words.

(1812–70)

English writer and performer. In 1832 Dickens, having taken lessons from Robert Keeley, made an

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Bickerstaffe, Isaac (1735–1812)

Matthew J. Kinservik.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 104 words.

(1735–1812)

Irish playwright. Bickerstaffe was, perhaps, the only person in Great Britain to have made a living in

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Schikaneder, Emanuel (1751–1812)

in The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 108 words.

(1751–1812)

Austrian actor, director, *manager, dramatist, and singer. A central figure in Viennese

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Browning, Robert (1812–89)

Phyllis Hartnoll and Peter Found.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 106 words.

(1812–89),

English poet, three of whose plays in verse were produced in the theatre: Strafford (1837),

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Cooke, George Frederick (1756–1812)

Phyllis Hartnoll and Peter Found.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 142 words.

(1756–1812),

eccentric and unstable English actor, who spent more than 20 years as a strolling player in the

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Dickens, Charles John Huffam (1812–70)

Phyllis Hartnoll and Peter Found.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 478 words.

(1812–70),

the great English novelist, was all his life intimately connected with the stage and had an immense

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Montigny, Adolphe (c.1812–1880)

in The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 153 words.

(c.1812–1880)

French actor, playwright, and *manager, also known under the name Lemoine-Montigny. He made

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Cooke, George Frederick (1756–1812)

in The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 171 words.

(1756–1812)

English actor, one of the most exciting performers of the *romantic era. Unlike his famous colleague

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Montigny, Adolphe (c.1812–1880)

C. Henrik Borgstrom.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 234 words.

(c.1812–1880)

French actor, playwright, and manager, also known under the name Lemoine-Montigny. He made his

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Schikaneder, Emanuel (1751–1812)

Christopher Balme.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 106 words.

(1751–1812)

Austrian actor, director, manager, dramatist, and singer. A central figure in Viennese popular theatre, Schikaneder was

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Cooke, George Frederick (1756–1812)

Matthew J. Kinservik.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 249 words.

(1756–1812)

English actor, one of the most exciting performers of the romantic era. Unlike his more famous colleague

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Malone, Edmund (1741–1812)

Matthew J. Kinservik.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 108 words.

(1741–1812)

Irish author, educated at Trinity College, Dublin, the greatest editor of Shakespeare in the eighteenth century. He

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De Bar, Benedict (1812–77)

Phyllis Hartnoll and Peter Found.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 138 words.

(1812–77),

British-born equestrian actor, manager, and theatre owner who, through his association with Ludlow and Sol Smith,

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Howe, Henry (1812–1896), actor

Joseph Knight.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 541 words.

Howe, Henry (1812–1896), actor, whose real name was Henry Howe Hutchinson, was born of Quaker parents in Norwich on 31 March 1812. His father would not hear of his becoming an actor, so he...

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Cooke, George Frederick (1756?–1812), actor

Don B. Wilmeth.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 2255 words.

Cooke, George Frederick (1756?–1812), actor, claimed to have been born in Westminster, London, on 17 April 1756. The truth about his birth and parentage is unverifiable; perhaps the most...

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Stephens, Jane Tryphoena (1812?–1896), actress

Joseph Knight.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 576 words.

Stephens, Jane Tryphoena (1812?–1896), actress, kept a tobacconist's shop at 39 Liverpool Road, Islington, London, before taking up a career on the stage in 1840. By that date she was...

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Aickin, Francis (c. 1735–1812), actor

Peter Thomson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 697 words.

Aickin, Francis (c. 1735–1812), actor, was born in Dublin. After a brief period of work in his father's weaving business, in 1754 he followed his younger brother James Aickin into the...

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