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Mountain [née Wilkinson], Rosemundlocked

(c. 1768–1841)
  • L. M. Middleton
  • , revised by Anne Pimlott Baker

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Mountain [née Wilkinson], Rosemund (c. 1768–1841), singer and actress, was born in London. Her father, whose name was Wilkinson, was a tightrope walker and maker of theatrical wigs and her mother was a minor actress and theatrical dresser. Isabella Wilkinson, a famous rope-dancer and performer on the musical glasses, may have been her aunt. ...

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