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Dittersdorf, engraving by Karl Traugott Riedel By courtesy of the Osterreichische
Nationalbibliothek, Vienna A brilliant child violinist, Dittersdorf played regularly at
the age of 12 in the orchestra of Prince von Sachsen-Hildburghausen and later ...
Eleonora Duse By courtesy of the Library of Congress, Washington, D C Most of
Duse's family were actors who played in the same touring troupe. She is said to
have been born in a railway coach, although some biographers contend that she
Of Fletcher's unaided plays, six illustrate most completely the middle kind that he
had perfected: The Mad Lover, The Loyall Subject, The Humorous Lieutenant,
Women pleas 'd, The Island Princesse, A Wife for a Moneth (all between c.
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