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 teen ones whose tales have by no means been advised, in addition to a census (and at the least a number of recoverable proof) for even the main inconsiderable performers and servants of the theatres.


As within the past volumes during this dis­tinguished sequence, the accompanying illus­trations comprise not less than one photo of every topic for whom a portrait exists.

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Cain or Cane. See ARMSTEAD, MRS. Caird. See D'ARCY, MR. Cairns, Catherine. See ST LEGER, CATHERINE. Cairns, Mrs William. See ACHMET, MRS. Cajanus, Mynheer [fl. 1734], actor. " Cajanus Senior, presumably of normal size, repeated the role 13 additional times until 23 May. Cajanus, Daniel 17031749, giant. Daniel Cajanus was, according to Theophilus Cibber, "a Fellow of an enormous Height" who came to London from Germany in 1734 "to be shewn for a Sight" at Drury Lane. '' Cajanus appeared in the afterpiece eighteen times that month.

At the time of his recommendation to the Royal Society of Musicians in May 1819, he had been apprenticed seven years to his father, played the violin, violoncello, and pianoforte, was engaged in the orchestra at Drury Lane, was married, and had one child, William, seven months old. Later he was organist of the parish church at Arundel, Sussex, and received an appointment from the Duke of Richmond as organist for Sussex county. Calkin, Joseph 17811846, violinist, violist, violoncellist, bookseller.

She was thus probably the daughter of that Cabanel, actor and pyrotechnist, who was active from perhaps before 1789 until perhaps 1804. She became the wife of the actor and dancer Helme about 1800. So far as the bills show, Harriot danced first in a ballet called The Animated Statue at Astley's Royal Circus on 17 and 19 September 1791. She played some part in the pantomime Maternal Affection at Astley's on both 8 April and 24 October 1793, and it is reasonable to suppose that she was in the company between those dates.

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