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Bunn, Alfred (Alfred)

Born: 1796 AD
Died: 1860 AD, at 64 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Director, Theater Director


1796 - He was born on the 8th of April in London.

1823 - He was appointed stage-manager of Drury Lane Theatre, London.

1826 -He was managing the Theatre Royal, Birmingham.

1833 - He undertook the joint management of Drury Lane and Covent Garden, London.

1840-1848 - Bunn was declared a bankrupt, but he continued to manage Drury Lane and the Surrey Theatre.

         - He had some gift for writing, and most of the libretti of these operas were translated by himself. In Tile Stage Before and Behind the Curtain, he gave a full account of his managerial experiences.

1860 - He died on the 20th of December in Boulogne-sur-Mer.


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