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Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Richard Brinsley Butler Sheridan (30 October 1751 – 7 July 1816) was an Irish satirist, a playwright, poet, and long-term owner of the London Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. He is known for his plays such as The Rivals, The School for Scandal, The Duenna and A Trip to Scarborough. He was also a Whig MP for 32 years in the British House of Commons for Stafford (1780–1806), Westminster (1806–1807), and Ilchester (1807–1812). He is buried at Poets' Corner in Westminster Abbey. His plays remain a central part of the canon and are regularly performed worldwide.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1751 (Dublin), Died London

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: author

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor MS-031653 16-in. 1/15/1939 The school for scandal William Podmore ; Selena Royle Re-recording : Radio broadcast author  
Victor MS-031654 16-in. 1/15/1939 The school for scandal William Podmore ; Selena Royle Re-recording : Radio broadcast author  
Victor MS-031655 16-in. 1/15/1939 The school for scandal William Podmore ; Selena Royle Re-recording : Radio broadcast author  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Sheridan, Richard Brinsley," accessed October 23, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102471.

Sheridan, Richard Brinsley. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 23, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102471.

"Sheridan, Richard Brinsley." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 23 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102471

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