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In "Among the great masters of the drama; scenes in the lives of famous actors; thirty-two reproductions of famous pictures with text", Walter Rowlands introduces us to the most

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famous playwrights and actors that might be seen on the London stages in the 1 9th

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century. Many of the playwrights mentioned are very famous until today, like Shakespeare

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and Moliere, some are today less well-known. Especially interesting are the short

biographies of the stars of the stage, which may in some cases remind you of contemporary

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actors. - Summary by Carolin

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Cenre(s): Biography & Autobiography

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Language: English

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Total running time: 04:19:45

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This recording is in the public domain and may be reproduced, distributed, or modified without

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countries with author's life +70 years laws. Cover design by schrm. This design is in the public domain.

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Shakespeare

Nemo

08:31

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Moliere

Availle

08:09

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Voltaire

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12:21

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Adrienne Lecouvreur

Sonia

07:07

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Garrick

Kathryn Phipps

07:49

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Peg Woffington

Kathleen Moore

09:04

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Mrs. Abington

Kathryn Phipps

08:04

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Mrs. Siddons

Mrs. Siddons

09:33

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Kemble

Kathryn Phipps

07:22

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Mrs. Jordan

Erin Stone

07:11

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Talma

Sonia

08:06

12.

Liston

Larry Wilson

09:13

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Mademoiselle Mars

Wes Freeman

09:15

14.

Kean

Nemo

09:47

15.

Macready

Sonia

10:52

16.

Dejazet

Lucretia B.

15:03

17.

Forrest

Kathryn Phipps

06:36

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William Warren

Kathleen Moore

10:39

19.

Charlotte Cushman

Erin Stone

07:29

20.

Rachel

Sonia

05:17

21.

Ristori

Tasniim

08:52

22.

Fechter

Fechter

06:44

23.

Jefferson

Kathryn Phipps

06:16

24.

Salvini

Ciufi Galeazzi

06:40

25.

Edwin Booth

Kathleen Moore

07:46

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John McCullough

Kathryn Phipps

05:12

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Lawrence Barrett

Kathleen Moore

03:49

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Henry Irving and Ellen Terry

Kathryn Phipps

08:56

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Coquelin

Sonia

06:18

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Sarah Bernhardt

Sonia

09:52

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Modjeska

Sonia

04:02

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Adelaide Neilson

Kathleen Moore

04:12

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Mary Anderson

Sonia

03:38

Total running time: 04:19:45

Among the Great Masters of the Drama

Walter ROWLANDS (1 855-)

In "Among the great masters of the drama; scenes in the lives of famous actors; thirty-two reproductions of famous pictures with text", Walter Rowlands introduces us to the most famous playwrights and actors that might be seen on the London stages in the 1 9th century. Many of the playwrights mentioned are very famous until today, like Shakespeare and Moliere, some are today less well-known. Especially interesting are the short biographies of the stars of the stage, which may in some cases remind you of contemporary actors. - Summary by Carolin Genre(s): Biography & Autobiography Language: English

Read by LibriVox.org volunteers

Total running time: 04:19:45

This recording is in the public domain and may be reproduced, distributed, or modified

without permission.

For more information or to volunteer, visit

LibriVox.org.

Cover picture is the book-cover, published 1 903. Copyright expired in U.S., Canada, EU. and ali countries with author's life +70 years laws. Cover design by schrm. This design is

in the public domain.

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