Edmund Kean


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English actor noted for his portrayals of Shakespeare's great tragic characters (1789-1833)

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However, Walters would love nothing more than to win a feature race at his own track and Edmund Kean, formerly with David Pipe, is now also trained in Wales by Peter Bowen so he would certainly be a popular winner.
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Through an explicit reference to the recently deceased Romantic actor Edmund Kean and an implicit promise that Davenport's presence would unite the people of St.
Many Clouds (13-2) held off the late challenge of Edmund Kean (9/2JtFav) to take second with Whisper (9/2JtFav) just behind in fourth.
He was also inspired by a Joseph Legare painting that depicts Edmund Kean, a famous English actor, performing Shakespeare in Wendake in the 1800s.
EDMUND KEAN, the famous actor, was invited to dinner and afterwards recited his favourite prose.
To encounter The Damnation of Faust by the hitherto unknown composer Vincenzo Berlioz; to be firmly informed that the death of George III in 1820 caused the theatres to be closed from 20 January to 17 February, and then in the very next line to be told that on 25 January of that year Edmund Kean made his debut as Coriolanus; to read that in 1847 the 13-year-old Ellen Terry played Ariel opposite Samuel Phelps's Prospero, only to find her eight years later as a nine-year-old playing Mamilius to Charles Kean's Leontes--all this induces a kind of surreal hilarity that is absolutely of a piece with the sort of theatre [the author] is describing.
Sir Derek was about to tour in Jean Paul Sartre's play about 18th century actor Edmund Kean.
The sword was inscribed on the front: "To Edmund Kean Esq.
Keene" or "The African Kean." Edmund Kean's Eton-educated son Charles, "an expensive lay-about and a virtual stranger" to his father (125), eventually traded on his father's theatrical name, challenging Aldridge for the legacy of the "Kean" name through his use of"spectacular scenic productions" designed to "distract the audience from the actor" (136).
(21) According to Sartre, the famous French actor Frederic Lemaitre, who had announced that he and Edmund Kean were the only two actors in the world, had a strong desire to portray his English counterpart after the latter's death.
In 1812, Thomas Jefferson and the Marquis de Lafayette were in the house for a performance of Richard Sheridan's "The Rivals." In 1820, Edmund Kean wowed 'era with Shakespeare, introducing the practice--then regarded as ludicrous--of the curtain call.
Stephanie Moss then provides an interesting account of Edmund Kean's 1818 production of The Jew of Malta, arguing that the failure of this production results from "the fragile tension between philo-Semitism and anti-Semitism in the Romantic era" (59).
Edmund Kean died in 1833, burned out by a life of excess and a brilliant acting career which lit up Shakespeare, according to Coleridge, as though by flashes of lightning.
Hewlett imitated famous actors such as Edmund Kean, sang, and performed popular monologues.