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Madame Vestris and the London stage

by William Worthen Appleton

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vestris, Lucia Elizabeth Bartolozzi, 1797-1856

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 217-[221]

    Statement[by] William W. Appleton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN2598.V5 A7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 230 p.
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5417964M
    ISBN 100231037945
    LC Control Number73010259

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    Courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery, London (–). The 19th-century British actress, opera singer, and manager Madame Vestris was a central figure on the London stage for four decades. She inaugurated tasteful and beautiful stage decor and set a standard in stage costumes. Vestris, Lucia Elizabeth (Bartolozzi) bärtōlôt´sē vĕs´trĭs [key], –, English actress and manager, the first woman to be a lessee of a theater. The daughter of a music and fencing teacher, she made an unsuccessful marriage at 16 to Armand Vestris, her ballet master. Following her.

      Lucia Elizabeth Vestris (), better known as Madame Vestris, was an English actress whose appearance and voice had brought her acclaim on the English stage by She is best known to Staffordshire figure collectors as "The Broom Girl" because i n she popularized the song “Buy a Broom” and sang it on the London stage it attired as a Bavarian broom seller. The singer Lucia Elizabeth Vestris appears here as Don Giovanni. In she had been hired by William Elliston, manager of London's Drury Lane Theatre and, after her success in several productions, the theater revived Moncrieff's "Giovanni in London" and cast Vestris as the lead.


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Madame Vestris and the London Stage by Appleton W.W. () Hardcover. Author: APPLETON, William W. Publication: New York: Columbia University Press, First edition. Fine in fine, price-clipped dustwrapper. Between the Covers. William Appleton's scrupulously researched chronicle of London's 19th century glamor girl is a scholarly variation of the National Enquirer.

His detail is impressive; his focus is not. We are told of Mme. Vestris' two marriages, the first at fifteen; of her explosion into the theatrical limelight after the public discovered that ""her proportions were most captivating when set off to advantage.

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The legend was first stated inwhen Madame Vestris was still alive, by Thomas Marshall in his book on British actors and actresses, and, after being almost held up to ridicule by John Westland Marston init was on the contrary taken as true by Joseph Knight in his article on Madame Vestris in the Dictionary of National Biography, and has since been regularly revived by the main following.

Madame Vestris and the London Stage Lucia Elizabeth Bartolozzi, later known as Madame Vestris, was born into an interesting family, to say the least. Her father, Gaetano Bartolozzi, was an art dealer and son of an engraver to King George III, and her mother, Therese Jansen Bartolozzi, was a musician to whom the great Haydn had dedicated five.

After with her second husband, the actor Charles James Mathews, she managed the Lyceum and Covent Garden Theatres until A biography, Madame Vestris and the London Stage, was published in Further reading.

William H. Appleton, Madame Vestris and the London Stage, New York: Columbia University Press, Kathy Fletcher, "Planche, Vestris, and the Transvestite Role: Sexuality and Gender in Victorian Popular Theatre", in Nineteenth-Century Theatre, no.

1, pp. 63–70 ; Charles Molloy W.M.E. (ed.), Memoirs of the life, public and private adventures, of Madame Vestris: of. At the beginning of the 19th century, opera singer and actress Eliza Vestris was one of the best known stars of the London stage. “Possessor of ‘one of the most luscious of low voices,’ great sprightliness and vivacity, a beautiful face, and ‘an almost faultless figure,” she made her debut in.

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Lucia Elizabeth Vestris: | | | |Lucia Elizabeth Vestris| | | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and. Charles Molloy W.M.E. (ed.), Memoirs of the life, public and private adventures, of Madame Vestris: of the Theatres Royal Drury Lane, Covent Garden, Olympic and Haymarket, with interesting and amusing anecdotes of celebrated characters in the fashionable world, detailing an interesting variety of singularly curious and amusing scenes, as perferformed before and behind the curtain (etc.), London, Printed for.

British actress and manager married name (from ) Lucia Elizabeth, or Elizabetta, Mathews, née Bartolozzi born Jan. 3,London died Aug. 8,London British actress, opera singer, and manager who inaugurated tasteful and beautiful&#.Vestris was the first to use the “box set” stage design which is a ceilinged room with one wall removed to create a more realistic setting.

Madame Vestris died on August 8, in London, England and is buried at Kensal Green Cemetery.Madame Vestris, the nineteenth-century actress-manager (): she used her limited capa-bility as a performer and her considerable shrewdness as a manager to keep theatre alive, if not literate, for a quarter century.

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