Elisabeth Kumm

Elisabeth Kumm

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ZEPLIN, Henry

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 226.

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ZELMAN, Alberto (1832-1907)

Italian conductor. Born 1832, Trieste, Italy. Died 28 December 1907, Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Father of Alberto Zelman (conductor) and Victor Zelman (landscape painter).

In India with GBW Lewis's company in 1868. Conducted at the opening of the Academy of Music in Melbourne on 6 November 1876.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 269.

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YOUNG, Florence (1870-1920)

Australian actress & vocalist. Née Florence Maude Young. Born 2 October 1870, Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Daughter of Henry Henrard Young (jeweller) and Elizabeth Tonkin. Sister of Millie Young (actress), Gladys Young (actress), Harry Young (actor), Fred Young (stage manager). Married Robert Campbell Rivington, 8 February 1897, Melbourne, VIC, Australia (div. 1912), (2) Reginald Roberts (de facto). Died 11 November 1920, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.

On stage from 1890, performing in musical comedy and pantomime, having studied singing with Madame Lucy Chambers.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 223.

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YOUNG, Charles (1819-1874)

English actor. Né Charles Horace Frisbee Young. Born 5 April 1819, Doncaster, Yorkshire, England. Son of Charles Young (actor) and Isabella Frisby. Married Jane Thomson (actress), 6 June 1845, Launceston, TAS, Australia (div. 1862). Died 29 January 1874, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 230.

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WOOD, Madame Gregor (d. 1951)

Australian operatic vocalist (contralto). Née Alice Leah Mattinson, aka Allie Mattinson. Daughter of Thomas Gamon Mattinson and Mary Jane Carey. Married James Gregor Wood (vocalist), 27 December 1902, Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Died 10 September 1951, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 250.

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WOOD, Ernest

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 277.

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WINSTANLEY, Eliza (1818-1882)

English-born actress and writer. Née Eliza Winstanley. Daughter of scene painter William Winstanley. Arrived Australia 1833. Married (in Sydney) Henry Charles O'Flaherty, musician. Died Sydney 1882

On stage in Australia from 1834-1846. Returned to England, acted with Charles Kean to 1859. Acted in USA 1848-1849. Wrote novels. Returned to Sydney 1880

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 17.

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WILSON, Nellie (1877-1913+)

Australian actress & vocalist. Née Catherine Eleanor Wilson. Member of Pollard’s Liliputian Opera Company and JC Williamson Ltd.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 207.

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WILSON, J Plumpton (1879-1958)

English actor. Né Joshua Plumpton Wilson. Son of Beverley Linett Wilson and Katherine Lilleyburn. Married (1) Eily Malyon (actress), 9 December 1911, Melbourne, VIC, Australia (div. 1922), (2) Esther Mitchell (actress), 1924. Died September 1958, New York, USA.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 255.

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WILSON, Frank H (1886-1956)

American actor & playwright. Born 4 May 1886, New York, USA. Married Effie King (actress). Died 16 February 1956, Jamaica, NY, USA.

Riley/Hailes Scrapbook, page 265.

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