Mary Ann Lamb (3 December 1764 – 20 May 1847) was an English writer. She is best known for the collaboration with her brother Charles on the collection Tales from Shakespeare. Lamb suffered from mental illness, and in 1796 she stabbed her mother to death during a mental breakdown. She was confined to mental facilities off and on for most of her life. She and Charles presided over a literary circle in London that included the poets William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, among others.
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Birth and Death Data: Born December 3, 1764 (London), Died May 20, 1847 (London)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1916
Roles Represented in DAHR: author
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|Edison||4657||10-in.||4/13/1916||The story of Midsummer night's dream||Edna Bailey||Recitation||author|
|Edison||4689||10-in.||4/26/1916||The story of Midsummer night's dream||Edna Bailey||Recitation||author|
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Lamb, Mary. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 4, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/326313.
"Lamb, Mary." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 4 June 2023.
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LCNAR: Lamb, Mary, 1764-1847 - http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n50037868
Wikidata: Mary Lamb - http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q276126
MusicBrainz: Mary Ann Lamb - https://musicbrainz.org/artist/82f77d83-f727-4476-ad5e-1886f111d519
ISNI: 0000 0001 2124 4205 - http://www.isni.org/isni/0000000121244205
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