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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 recognized Kemble kin— Charles, Maria Theresa, Frances, Henry, John Philip, Priscilla, Elizabeth, Roger, and Stephen.

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Howard, William d. 1785, violinist, singer. The William Howard who was elected a member of the Sublime Society of Beefsteaks on 28 December 1745 may have been the musician of that name who had replaced Valentine Snow in the King's Musick in 1749. The New Universal Magazine in November 1754 published a song, Wine, wine is alone the brisk Fountain, as sung by W. Howard. On 15 September 1757 Howard made Peter Clugh his attorney and described himself as one of His Majesty's Musicians in ordinary at £40 yearly, living in the parish of St Andrew, Holborn.

Several years later Master Hudson was a member of Hilliard's acrobatic entertainment from Sadler's Wells performing at Brighton in the summer of 1785. Hudson, Mrs [fl. 1705], boxkeeper. On 24 January 1705 Luttrell noted in his diary: "captain Walsh quarelling with Mrs. " Nothing more is known of the incident, nor can we tell which playhouse Mrs Hudson worked for. Hudson, Mrs [fl. ], singer. A Mrs Hudson sang frequently at Vauxhall Gardens during the 1770s, and she was probably the Mrs Hudson who performed in the oratorios at York in 1769 and 1770.

After her first appearance at the Haymarket Theatre on 25 June 1802 as Lucy in The Review, she continued to perform at that theatre each summer, except 1805, through 1806. On 26 June 1803 she was "rapturously received" at her first appearance at the Royal Circus, where she sang regularly through November of that year. Early in 1804 Fanny was in Dublin. The name of Miss Howells is found in the Minute Books of the Irish Musical Fund for 5 March 1804, when she was appointed to assist at the annual concert of that organization.

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