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Grossmith, Georgelocked

(1874–1935)
  • Kurt Gänzl

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Grossmith, George (1874–1935), actor–manager and playwright, was born at 15 Maitland Park Villas, Haverstock Hill, London, on 11 May 1874, the first son of George Grossmith (1847–1912), the celebrated slightly singing comedian of the Savoy Theatre company, and his wife, Emmeline Rosa, née...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)