By Professor Philip H Highfill Jr PhD, Professor Kalman A Burnim PhD, Edward A. Langhans
Volumes 3 and 4 of this monumental paintings contain complete entries for all such illustrious names as these of the Cibbers—Colley, Theophilus, and Susanna Maria—Kitty Clive, and Charlotte Charke, George Colman, the Elder, and the more youthful, William Davenant, and De Loutherboug. yet right here are also complete entries for dozens of significant secondary figures and of stripling ones whose tales have by no means been informed, in addition to a census (and at the least a number of recoverable evidence) for even the main inconsiderable performers and servants of the theatres. As within the earlier volumes during this distinguished sequence, the accompanying illustrations comprise a minimum of one photograph of every topic for whom a portrait exists.
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Baugniet, published at London by Julien. A caricature by T. Sinclair, published by Lee and Walker, Philadelphia, depicts a Mr Coulon, with the dancer Cellarius and the musicians Laborde and Coralli. Coulton, Mr [fl. 17891790], house servant? A Mr Coulton was paid 9s. per week at Drury Lane in 178990, probably as a house servant. Count. See LA COUNT. " See HAINES, JOSEPH. Counts, Mr [fl. 1794], clarinetist, violoncellist. A Mr Counts, alias Kauntz, was listed in 1794 by Doane's Musical Directory as a clarinetist and violoncellist, in the band of the Second Regiment of Guards, a player at Apollo Gardens, and living at No 34, Charles Street, Westminster.
On the last date he also played Dumelange in the pantomime afterpiece Arlequin fourbe Anglois. Coustup, George [fl. 17851799], musician. George Coustup (or Courtup) was a member of the Court of Assistants of the Royal Society of Musicians in 1785 and attended meetings in January, March, and May. On 3 February 1799 he informed the Governors of the Society of the death of one Elizabeth Jackson and was granted the usual funeral allowance of £5. Mrs Jackson was doubtless the widow of the organist George Jackson, one of the Society's earlier members.
17461772], boxkeeper. Mr Costin was a boxkeeper at Drury Lane at least from 174647 through 177172. He regularly shared benefit tickets with other house servants. Perhaps he was related to Costain, the dresser at the same theatre between 1764 and 1795. Costmepolitan or Costmethopila. See COSTETOMEPOLITAN. Costo. See COUSTOS. Costollo. See also CASTELLE, CASTELLO, COSTELLO, and COSTELLOW. Costollo, Patrick d. 1766, actor. Patrick Costollo began his twenty-one-year career on the London stage as a performer in the fair booths and minor theatres, making his first appearance as Teague, an Irishman, in The Committee at Shepherd's Market, Mayfair, on 28 February 1745.
A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Volume 4, Corye to Dynion: Actresses, Musicians, Dancers, Managers, and Other Stage Personnel in London, 1660-1800 by Professor Philip H Highfill Jr PhD, Professor Kalman A Burnim PhD, Edward A. Langhans