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Ropes, Arthur Reed [pseud. Adrian Ross]locked

  • J. Parker
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Ropes, Arthur Reed [pseud. Adrian Ross] (1859–1933), lyricist and journalist, was born at Lewisham, London, on 23 December 1859, the youngest son of William Hooper Ropes, a Russia merchant, and his wife, Ellen Harriet, daughter of J. Drinkrow Hall, of Scarborough. Although ...

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