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date: 16 April 2021

Norsa, Hannahlocked

(d. 1784)
  • Olive Baldwin
  •  and Thelma Wilson

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Norsa, Hannah (d. 1784), singer and actress, was the daughter of Issachar Norsa (d. 1748?), a Jewish tavern keeper. She made her stage début as Polly in John Gay's The Beggar's Opera on 16 December 1732 in the newly opened Covent Garden Theatre...

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