A Society Clown

  • Title: A Society Clown
  • Author: George Grossmith
  • ISBN: 9781166511456
  • Page: 348
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A Society Clown Best Read || [George Grossmith] - A Society Clown, A Society Clown This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger PublishingA AcentsAcentsa A Acentsa Acentss Legacy Reprint Series Due to its age it may contain imperfections such as marks notations marg
    A Society Clown Best Read || [George Grossmith] - A Society Clown, A Society Clown This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger PublishingA AcentsAcentsa A Acentsa Acentss Legacy Reprint Series Due to its age it may contain imperfections such as marks notations marg

    • A Society Clown Best Read || [George Grossmith]
      348George Grossmith
    A Society Clown

    About George Grossmith


    1. George Grossmith was an English comedian, writer, composer, actor, and singer His performing career spanned than four decades As a writer and composer, he created 18 comic operas, nearly 100 musical sketches, some 600 songs and piano pieces, three books and both serious and comic pieces for newspapers and magazines Grossmith is best remembered for two aspects of his career First, he created a series of nine memorable characters in the comic operas of Gilbert and Sullivan from 1877 to 1889, including Sir Joseph Porter, in H.M.S Pinafore 1878 , the Major General in The Pirates of Penzance 1880 and Ko Ko in The Mikado 1885 87 Second, he wrote, in collaboration with his brother Weedon, the 1892 comic novel Diary of a Nobody.Grossmith was also famous in his day for performing his own comic piano sketches and songs, both before and after his Gilbert and Sullivan days, becoming the most popular British solo performer of the 1890s Some of his comic songs endure today, including See Me Dance the Polka He continued to perform into the first decade of the 20th century His son, George Grossmith, Jr became a famous actor, playwright and producer of Edwardian musical comedies.


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