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date: 09 May 2021

Colman, George, the elderlocked

(bap. 1732, d. 1794)
  • Olive Baldwin
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Colman, George, the elder (bap. 1732, d. 1794), playwright and theatre manager, was born in Florence and baptized there at the church of San Giovanni on 18 April 1732, the son of Francis Colman (bap. 1691, d. 1733), envoy to the court of the ...

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