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The Thespian Dictionary : or, Dramatic biography of the present age ...
2nd ed., with ... improvements and additions.
London: 1805


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  Addison (a. 1796)   singer
  Andrews (a. 1747)   vocals
  Arcy (a. 1798)   singer
  Arne, Thomas Augustine (b. 1710 d. 1778)   composer, violin
  Attwood, Thomas (b. 1765 d. 1838)   composer, organ
  Bannister, Charles (b. 1741 d. 1804)   bass, actor
  Barclay (a. 1791)   singer, actress
  Barthelemon, Francois Hippolyte (b. 1741 d. 1808)   violin, composer
  Beard, John (b. 1717 d. 1791)   tenor, actor
  Billington, Elisabeth (b. 1769)   Musikerin, singer
  Bland, Maria Theresa (b. 1769 d. 1838)   soprano, singer
  Bowden, W. (a. 1787)   actor, singer
  Bracegirdle, Anne (b. 1663 d. 1748)   actress, singer
  Braham, John (b. 1774 d. 1856)   singer
  Brent, Charlotte (b. 1735 d. 1802)   soprano, opera singer
  Broadhurst (b. 1775 a. 1794)   actress, singer
  Brown, Ann (b. 1748 d. 1784)   actress, vocals
  Burrowes (a. 1805)   bass singer
  Carey, George Saville (b. 1743 d. 1807)   poet, dramatist
  Carey, Henry (b. 1689 d. 1743)   composer, dramatist
  Carter, Thomas [Charles Thomas] (b. 1740 d. 1804)   composer
  Catley, Anne (b. 1745 d. 1789)   soprano
  Cervetto, Gaccobbe Basevi (b. 1688 d. 1783)   cello, centenarian
  Clark (a. 1748)   actress, singer
  Clendining (a. 1792)   actress, singer
  Crouch, Anna Maria (b. 1763 d. 1805)   soprano
  Cubitt (a. 1793)   singer, actor
  Darley (a. 1780-1791)   vocals
  Davy, John (b. 1763 d. 1824)   composer
  Deighton (a. 1805)   actor, comic singer
  Dibdin, Charles (b. 1745 d. 1814)   composer, poet
  Dignum, Charles (b. 1765 d. 1827)   singer, composer
  Dixon, Clara (a. 1800)   singer
  Dossie, Robert (a. 1768)   writer on music
  Duffey, Peter (a. 1789)   vocals, hatter
  Dufour (a. 1798)   vocals
  Dyer (a. 1749)   actor, vocals
  Edwards (a. 1785)   singer, actress
  Edwards, John (a. 1805)   actor, singer
  Egville, James (a. 1795)   ballet master, composer
  Florio, Charles H. (d. 1810 died: 1820)   composer, flute
  Giordani, Tommaso (b. 1733 d. 1806)   compositore, composer
  Gray (a. 1795)   singer
  Hagley (a. 1788)   actress, singer
  Harpur (a. 1791)   opera singer
  Hill, James (d. 1817)   actor, vocals
  Hook, James (b. 1746 d. 1827)   organ, composer
  Howell, F. (b. 1785)   singer
  Incledon, Charles Benjamin (b. 1763 d. 1826)   tenor
  Jackson, William (b. 1730 d. 1803)  
  Jacobs (a. 1792)   singer
  Johnstone, John Henry (b. 1749 d. 1828)   actor, tenor
  Jordan, Dorothea Bland (b. 1762 d. 1816)   actress, singer
  Kelly, Michael (b. 1762 d. 1826)   cantante, tenor
  Kennedy (d. 1793)   actress, singer
  King, Matthew Peter (b. 1773 d. 1823)   composer
  Leak (a. 1792)   singer
  Linley, Thomas (b. 1733 d. 1795)   composer, harpsichord
  Linton (a. 18th century )   singer
  Lowe, Thomas (d. 1783)   vocals, actor
  Lyon, Myer (a. 1755-1797)   singer
  Mahon, Robert (a. 1750)   singer
  Mazzinghi, Joseph (b. 1765 d. 1844)   composer
  Moorehead, John (d. 1804)   violin, composer
  Palmer (a. 1779-1783)   singer
  Parry, John (d. 1782)   musician, editor
  Phillips (a. 1797)   singer
  Reeve, William (b. 1757 d. 1815)   theater composer, actor
  Schmeling, Gertrude Elizabeth (b. 1750 d. 1833)  
  Second, Mary (b. 1771)   soprano
  Sedgwick (d. 1803)   singer
  Sestini, Giovanna   singer
  Shield, William (b. 1748 d. 1829)   theater composer
  Snow, Sophia (b. 1745 d. 1886)   actress, vocals
  Stephens, Catherine (b. 1794 d. 1882)   soprano, actress
  Stevenson, John (Andrew) (b. 1761 d. 1833)   composer
  Storace, Nancy (b. 1765 d. 1817)   soprano, actress
  Storace, Stephen John Seymour (b. 1763 d. 1796)  
  Taylor, Charles (b. 1777)   actor, vocals
  Townsend   actor, singer
  Tyrer, Sarah (b. 1780 d. 1854)   singer, actress
  Vernon, Joseph (b. 1739 d. 1782)   singing actor, songwriter
  Waterhouse   singer
  Wheatley (a. 1796)   actress, singer
  Wheeler (a. 1781-1786)   actress, singer
  Wilkinson, Rosoman (b. 1768 d. 1841)   actress, vocals

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