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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 kinfolk— Charles, Maria Theresa, Frances, Henry, John Philip, Priscilla, Elizabeth, Roger, and Stephen.

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Belfort to Byzand. }v. 8. Hough to Keyse. 1. Performing artsLondonBiography. I. , joint author. II. , joint author. III. Title. 2'092'2 {B} 71-157068 ISBN 080930919X (v. 8) List of Illustrations Operas, Promptbooks, and Parts Frontispiece to Ariadne, 30 March 1674 437 The Beggar's Opera, 29 January 1728 438 Title page, The Siege of Belgrade, 1 January 1791 439 The King's Theatre opera house, 27 September 1820 440 Promptbook for James Shirley's The Sisters 441 Promptbook for John Wilson's Belphegor 442 Promptbook for Charles Johnson's The Force of Friendship 443 David Garrick's preparation book for Hamlet 444 George Colman's promptbook for The Merry Wives of Windsor 445 Trace of prompt copy "(Call Quickwitt") 446 Trico's part in translation of Ruggle's Ignoramus 447 Don Felix's part in Centlivre's The Wonder 448 Page 1 H (continued) Hough, Mr [fl.

She was probably the Mrs Hough who danced at Sadler's Wells in April 1746 and sang there on 14 March 1748. The dates of her activity coincide sufficiently with those of Peter Hough that one may guess she may have been his wife. Houghton. See also HAUGHTON. Houghton, Mr [fl. 17841794], drummer. Mr Houghton played kettledrums at the Handel Memorial Concerts in Westminster Abbey and at the Pantheon in May and June 1784. Doane's Musical Directory of 1794 listed him as a member of the Academy of Ancient Music and a participant in oratorio performances at Drury Lane and Westminster Abbey.

By 21 January 1670 George had become a warden in the Corporation of Music, though that position probably brought him no income. A warrant dated 10 January 1672 indicates that by that date George Hudson must have been ill and perhaps close to death. Thomas Purcell and Pelham Humphrey were appointed composers in ordinary for the violins without fee, to assist Hudson and to receive salaries at Hudson's death or "other avoydance"a device frequently used to assure continuity in a post when a court musician was near death.

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