By Professor Philip H Highfill Jr PhD, Professor Kalman A Burnim PhD, Edward A. Langhans
Quantity eight discusses, between others, the careers of Charles Incledon, the “English Ballad-Singer,” boxing champion of britain, “Gentleman” John Jackson, and contributors of the well-known Kemble relations— Charles, Maria Theresa, Frances, Henry, John Philip, Priscilla, Elizabeth, Roger, and Stephen.
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Mr. " The Cookes were that year living at No 33, Lower Mount Street. In July 1813 Mrs Cooke returned to London to sing with the English Opera at the Lyceum on the occasion of her husband's debut in the English capital. Both were announced as from the Dublin stage. When they played Lady Elinor and Lord William in The Haunted Tower, Fanny introduced the song "The Trumpet of Joy," which was not well received, though that was no fault of hers. The reporter in the European Magazine for that month found that she was not as pretty as he remembered her to have been.
Howes, William d. 1676, singer, instrumentalist, composer. William Howes (or Hawes) was born near Worcester and served as a wait in that town. He became a petty canon and sang at St George's Chapel, Windsor, until 1642 and then followed Charles 1 to Oxford, where he became a singer at Christ Church. He later returned to Windsor on a soldier's pay. On 25 November 1643 Howes was sworn a Gentleman of the Chapel Royal in ordinary, replacing the recently deceased Mr West. With other Commonwealth musicians in the employ of Cromwell, Howes signed a petition on 19 February 1657 asking the Protector to establish "a Corporacion or Colledge of Musitians" for the better regulation of musical activities in London.
Hubert, Samuel Morton [fl. 1794], singer. Samuel Morton Hubert, according to Doane's Musical Directory of 1794, sang bass for the Choral Fund and the Surrey Chapel Society in London. He lived at Mr Mitchener's in Arundel, Sussex. Huddart, Thomas d. 1831, actor, dancer. The "Young Gentleman" who made his Covent Garden debut on 15 October 1798 as Othello was making his fourth appearance on any stage. He was Thomas Huddart, said the Monthly Mirror, and hailed from the Crow Page 11 Street Theatre in Dublin.
A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Volume 8, Hough to Keyse: Actresses, Musicians, Dancers, Managers, and Other Stage Personnel in London, 1660-1800 by Professor Philip H Highfill Jr PhD, Professor Kalman A Burnim PhD, Edward A. Langhans