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Leslie Stuart

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Leslie Stuart (15 March 1863 – 27 March 1928) was an English composer of Edwardian musical comedy, best known for the hit show Florodora (1899) and many popular songs. [1]

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Ada Jones

Ada Jane Jones (June 1, 1873 – May 2, 1922) was an English-American popular singer who made her first recordings in 1893 on Edison cylinders.

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Alfred Cellier

Alfred Cellier (1 December 184428 December 1891) was an English composer, orchestrator and conductor.

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An Artist's Model

An Artist's Model is a two-act musical by Owen Hall, with lyrics by Harry Greenbank and music by Sidney Jones, with additional songs by Joseph and Mary Watson, Paul Lincke, Frederick Ross, Henry Hamilton and Leopold Wenzel.

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Andrew Lamb (writer)

Andrew Martin Lamb (born 23 September 1942) is an English writer, music historian, lecturer and broadcaster, known for his expertise in light music and musical theatre.

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Arthur Sullivan

Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan MVO (13 May 1842 – 22 November 1900) was an English composer.

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Baron Golosh

Baron Golosh is an operetta adapted from the 1891 French opérette L'oncle Célestin by Edmond Audran with some of the original music replaced with songs composed by Meyer Lutz and Leslie Stuart.

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Ben Davies (tenor)

Ben Davies (6 January 1858 – 28 March 1943) was a Welsh tenor singer, who appeared in opera with the Carl Rosa Opera Company, in operetta and light opera, and on the concert and oratorio platform.

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Biographical film

A biographical film, or biopic (abbreviation for biographical motion picture), is a film that dramatizes the life of a non-fictional or historically-based person or people.

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Blackface was and is a form of theatrical make-up used predominantly by non-black performers to represent a caricature of a black person.

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Carl Kiefert

Carl Kiefert (c.1855–1937) was a composer and conductor, who spent much of his career conducting at the Hippodrome and other London theatres.

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Charles Manners (bass)

Charles Manners (27 December 18573 May 1935) was a British bass singer and opera company manager.

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Church of the Holy Name of Jesus, Manchester

The Church of the Holy Name of Jesus on Oxford Road, Manchester, England was designed by Joseph A. Hansom and built between 1869 and 1871.

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Comic opera

Comic opera denotes a sung dramatic work of a light or comic nature, usually with a happy ending.

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Copyright is a legal right, existing globally in many countries, that basically grants the creator of an original work exclusive rights to determine and decide whether, and under what conditions, this original work may be used by others.

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Daly's Theatre

Daly's Theatre was a theatre in the City of Westminster.

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David Ffrangcon-Davies

David Ffrangcon-Davies, M.A. (Oxon) (11 December 1855 – 13 April 1918) was a Welsh operatic baritone.

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Dictionary of National Biography

The Dictionary of National Biography (DNB) is a standard work of reference on notable figures from British history, published from 1885.

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Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

("The Master-Singers of Nuremberg") is a music drama (or opera) in three acts, written and composed by Richard Wagner.

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Durward Lely

Durward Lely (2 September 1852 – 29 February 1944) was a Scottish opera singer and actor primarily known as the creator of five tenor roles in Gilbert and Sullivan's comic operas, including Nanki-Poo in The Mikado.

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Edison Records

Edison Records was one of the earliest record labels which pioneered sound recording and reproduction and was an important player in the early recording industry.

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Edwardian musical comedy

Edwardian musical comedy was a form of British musical theatre that extended beyond the reign of King Edward VII in both direction, beginning in the early 1890s, when the Gilbert and Sullivan operas' dominance had ended, until the rise of the American musicals by Jerome Kern, Rodgers and Hart, George Gershwin and Cole Porter following the First World War.

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Ellaline Terriss

Mary Ellaline Terriss, Lady Hicks (13 April 1871 – 16 June 1971), known professionally as Ellaline Terriss, was a popular English actress and singer, best known for her performances in Edwardian musical comedies.

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Empire News

The Empire News was a Sunday newspaper in the United Kingdom.

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Eugène Ysaÿe

Eugène Ysaÿe (16 July 185812 May 1931) was a Belgian violinist, composer and conductor.

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Eugene Stratton

Eugene Augustus Rühlmann (May 8, 1861 – September 15, 1918) was an American-born dancer and singer.

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Florodora is an Edwardian musical comedy.

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Free Trade Hall

The Free Trade Hall in Peter Street, Manchester, England, was a public hall constructed in 1853–56 on St Peter's Fields, the site of the Peterloo Massacre and is now a Radisson hotel.

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Gaiety Theatre, London

The Gaiety Theatre was a West End theatre in London, located on Aldwych at the eastern end of the Strand.

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George Edwardes

George Joseph Edwardes (né Edwards) (8 October 1855 – 4 October 1915) was an English theatre manager and producer of Irish ancestry who brought a new era in musical theatre to the British stage and beyond.

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Grand opera

Grand opera is a genre of 19th-century opera generally in four or five acts, characterized by large-scale casts and orchestras, and (in their original productions) lavish and spectacular design and stage effects, normally with plots based on or around dramatic historic events.

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Havana (Edwardian musical)

Havana is an Edwardian musical comedy in three acts, with a book by George Grossmith, Jr. and Graham Hill, music by Leslie Stuart, lyrics by Adrian Ross and additional lyrics by George Arthurs.

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Ignacy Jan Paderewski

Ignacy Jan Paderewski (– 29 June 1941) was a Polish pianist and composer, politician, statesman and spokesman for Polish independence.

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Intellectual property

Intellectual property (IP) is a category of property that includes intangible creations of the human intellect, and primarily encompasses copyrights, patents, and trademarks.

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Ivan Caryll

Félix Marie Henri Tilkin (12 May 1861 – 29 November 1921), better known by his pen name Ivan Caryll, was a Belgian composer of operettas and Edwardian musical comedies in the English language.

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Ivy St. Helier

Ivy Janet Aitchison (1886, Saint Helier, Jersey – 8 November 1971, London, England) better known as Ivy St.

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James Agate

James Evershed Agate (9 September 1877 – 6 June 1947) was an English diarist and an influential theatre critic between the two world wars.

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Johannes Brahms

Johannes Brahms (7 May 1833 – 3 April 1897) was a German composer and pianist of the Romantic period.

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John Cassidy (artist)

John Cassidy (1860–1939) was an Irish sculptor and painter who worked in Manchester, England and created many public sculptures.

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Lancashire (abbreviated Lancs.) is a county in north west England.

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Lily of Laguna

Lily of Laguna is a British coon song written in eye dialect.

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Lionel Monckton

Lionel John Alexander Monckton (18 December 1861 – 15 February 1924) was an English writer and composer of musical theatre.

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Liverpool is a city in North West England, with an estimated population of 491,500 in 2017.

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Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 530,300.

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Manchester Central Library

Manchester Central Library is the headquarters of the city's library and information service in Manchester, England.

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Marie Roze

Marie Rôze (born Maria Hippolyte Ponsin; 2 March 1846 in Paris – 2 June 1926 in Paris), was a French operatic soprano.

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Michael William Balfe

Michael William Balfe (15 May 1808 – 20 October 1870) was an Irish composer, best-remembered for his opera The Bohemian Girl.

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Music hall

Music hall is a type of British theatrical entertainment that was popular from the early Victorian era circa 1850 and lasting until 1960.

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Neville Cardus

Sir John Frederick Neville Cardus, CBE (3 April 188828 February 1975) was an English writer and critic.

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Opera (magazine)

Opera is a monthly British magazine devoted to covering all things related to opera.

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Owen Hall

Owen Hall (10 April 1853 – 9 April 1907) was the principal pen name of the Irish-born theatre writer, racing correspondent, theatre critic and solicitor, James "Jimmy" Davis, when writing for the stage.

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Pantomime (informally panto) is a type of musical comedy stage production designed for family entertainment.

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Peggy (musical)

Peggy is a musical comedy in two acts, written by British composer Leslie Stuart, with a book by George Grossmith, Jr. and lyrics by C. H. Bovill, based on Xanroff and Guérin's L'Amorçage.

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Richmond Cemetery

Richmond Cemetery is a cemetery on Lower Grove Road in Richmond in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, England.

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Richmond, London

Richmond is a suburban town in south-west London, The London Government Act 1963 (c.33) (as amended) categorises the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames as an Outer London borough.

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Robert Morley

Robert Adolph Wilton Morley, CBE (26 May 1908 – 3 June 1992) was an English actor who was usually cast as a pompous English gentleman representing the Establishment, often in supporting roles.

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Rodney Milnes

Rodney Milnes Blumer OBE (26 July 1936 – 5 December 2015) was an English music critic, musicologist, writer, translator and broadcaster, with a particular interest in opera.

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Salford Cathedral

The Cathedral Church of St.

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Seymour Hicks

Sir Edward Seymour Hicks (30 January 1871 – 6 April 1949), better known as Seymour Hicks, was a British actor, music hall performer, playwright, screenwriter, actor-manager and producer.

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Soldiers of the King

Soldiers of the King is a song written and composed by Leslie Stuart.

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Southport is a large seaside town in Merseyside, England.

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St Francis Xavier's College, Liverpool

St Francis Xavier's College is a Roman Catholic secondary school and sixth form with academy status located in Woolton, Liverpool, England.

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Stroud is a market town and civil parish in the centre of Gloucestershire, England.

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The Belle of Mayfair

The Belle of Mayfair is a musical comedy composed by Leslie Stuart with a book by Basil Hood, Charles Brookfield and Cosmo Hamilton.

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The Circus Girl

The Circus Girl is a musical comedy in two acts by James T. Tanner and Walter Apllant (Palings), with lyrics by Harry Greenbank and Adrian Ross, music by Ivan Caryll, and additional music by Lionel Monckton.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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The History Press

The History Press is a British publishing company specialising in the publication of titles devoted to local and specialist history.

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The Observer

The Observer is a British newspaper published on Sundays.

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The School Girl

The School Girl is an Edwardian musical comedy, in two acts, composed by Leslie Stuart (with additional songs by Paul Rubens) with a book by Henry Hamilton and Paul M. Potter, and lyrics by Charles H. Taylor and others.

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The Shop Girl

The Shop Girl was a musical comedy in two acts (described by the author as a musical farce) written by H. J. W. Dam, with Lyrics by Dam and Adrian Ross and music by Ivan Caryll, and additional numbers by Lionel Monckton and Ross.

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The Yashmak

The Yashmak, A Story of the East is a musical play, with a libretto by Cecil Raleigh and Seymour Hicks, adapted from an Armenian operetta, Leblébidji Horhor, which had been a success in 1896 in Constantinople.

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Variety show

Variety shows, also known as variety arts or variety entertainment, is entertainment made up of a variety of acts including musical performances, sketch comedy, magic, acrobatics, juggling, and ventriloquism.

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Vaudeville is a theatrical genre of variety entertainment.

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Vivian Ellis

Vivian John Herman Ellis, CBE (29 October 1903 – 19 June 1996) was an English musical comedy composer best known for the song "Spread a Little Happiness" and the theme "Coronation Scot".

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William Vincent Wallace

(William) Vincent Wallace (11 March 1812 – 12 October 1865) was an Irish composer and musician.

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You Will Remember

You Will Remember is a 1941 British musical drama film directed by Jack Raymond and starring Robert Morley, Emlyn Williams and Dorothy Hyson.

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Zélie de Lussan

Zélie de Lussan (21 December 1861 – 18 December 1949) was an American opera singer of French descent who was successful in her native country but made most of her career in England.

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