By Philip H. Highfill, Kalman A. Burnim, Edward A. Langhans
Not like one another, quantity five is a sociological portrait of more often than not little humans of their tragic and comedian efforts to accomplish status at the London degree in the course of the recovery and eighteenth century, while quantity 6 is dominated by means of the glamour of David Garrick, Nell Gwyn, and Joseph Grimaldi, the distinguished clown. a few 250 portraits individualize the good and small of the theatres of London.
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He also published three volumes called Theatre Music in 1699 and 1700 and a collection of almost 100 of his songs in 1710. In 1704 A Collection of Songs for One, Two, and Three Voices was issued; Mercurius Musicus, issued in 1700 and 1701, included many Eccles songs; and Wit and Mirth in 1719 contained the lyrics of a number of songs which Eccles had set to music. Grove provides a very useful and complete listing of all of Eccles's work for the stage. Eccles, Solomon [fl. , composer? Solomon Eccles was presumably the son of the religious fanatic and musician-turned-shoemaker Solomon Eccles (16181683), and some of the information in Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians concerning late compositions by the elder Eccles should perhaps be assigned to Solomon the younger or to the more eminent John.
1724], actress. Miss Edward played Manto in Oedipus at the Bullock-Spiller booth at Bartholomew Fair on 24 September 1724. Edwards, Mr [fl. 1728], singer. A Mr Edwards sang the role of Hopkins in Penelope at the Haymarket Theatre on 8 May 1728. Edwards, Mr [fl. 17371742], dancer. A Mr Edwards (or Edward) played a Drawer in Hymen's Triumph at Lincoln's Inn Fields Theatre on 1 February 1737 and was apparently the Edwards who danced on 27 December 1742 at the New Wells, London Spa, Clerkenwell. Edwards, Mr [fl.
Master Eagle played Puck in Robin Goodfellow at Drury Lane on 15 October 1740 and at subsequent performances through 9 January 1741. Eagles. See ECCLES. Eaglesfield, Mr d. c. 1700, dancer, choreographer. Mr Eaglesfield was the dancing master at Christopher Rich's Drury Lane Theatre during the 16991700 season, but he died before 6 July 1700. On that date a new entry composed by him appeared and he was cited as the late Mr. Eaglesfield. Eales. See ECCLES. Ealy. See ELEY. Eames, William [fl. 1672], musician.
A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Volume 5, Eagan to Garrett: Actresses, Musicians, Dancers, Managers, and Other Stage Personnel in London, 1660-1800 by Philip H. Highfill, Kalman A. Burnim, Edward A. Langhans