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date: 20 September 2019

Lumley, Benjaminlocked

  • L. M. Middleton
  • , revised by John Rosselli


Lumley, Benjamin (1811/12–1875), opera manager and author, was the son of Louis Levy, a Jewish merchant of Canada, who died in London about 1831. Benjamin Levy assumed the name Lumley early in life. After being educated at King Edward's School at Birmingham, he was admitted a solicitor in ...

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