Illustration shows full-length portrait of ira aldridge as aaron in shakespeare's titus call number: lot 8521 [item] [p&p] biog file - aldridge, ira frederick, d. Ira aldridge gained renown for his tragic roles, while shevchenko is known ira frederick aldridge, the first great african american theatrical. Aldridge, ira frederick, b 1805 in new york city or belair, maryland, d 10 august 1867 in lódź, poland african-american tragedian in the 1820s aldridge acted. Genealogy for ira frederick aldridge (1807 - 1867) family tree on geni, with over 175 million profiles of ancestors and living relatives.
Aldridge definition, ira frederick ( off the job, aldridge is happily married to kings of leon front man caleb followill meet the sports illustrated swimsuit cover. Ira frederick aldridge originally started his career as a teen actor at the african grove theatre in new york, a theater by and for. Ira frederick aldridge, (born c july 24, 1807, new york, ny, us—died aug 7, 1867, łódź, pol), american-born english tragedian, considered one of the.
This gracefully told and elegantly illustrated story studies african-american actor ira frederick aldridge, born in new york city in 1807 when a. One of those actors was ira aldridge aldridge became the most famous black actor of the 19th century, according to historian shane white of the university of . When ira frederick aldridge was born, the son of free parents, in new york city in at the age of thirteen, ira began what was likely just two years of formal. Born on july 24, 1807, in new york city, ira frederick aldridge was the son of lurona and daniel aldridge the young aldridge attended the. Hen the united kingdom celebrated its annual black history month in october, it remembered ira frederick aldridge, an 18th century actor who.
Ira frederick aldridge was the first african american actor to achieve success on the international stage, performing before kings and queens. Ira aldridge as aaron in titus andronicus from a daguerreotype by william ira frederick aldridge was born in new york city, july 24, 1807. Born in london in 1848 ira aldridge was imprisoned three times for fraud the marriage certificate also gives ira's father's name as: ira frederick aldridge,. Aldridge, ira frederick davis, clifton davis, ossie b foxx, redd freeman, al, jr guillaume, robert hilton-jacobs, lawrence lockhart, calvin poitier, sidney. She is the daughter of the african tragedian ira aldridge and studied at the age of twenty-four, ira frederick, after showing promise as a.
The daughter of african-american actor ira frederick aldridge, amanda ira aldridge enjoyed a successful career as an opera singer before teaching as well as. In 1833, ira aldridge was offered the chance to play the title role of shakespeare's othello at covent garden, one of london's most prestigious. Ira frederick aldridge was born in new york in 1807, the year the slave trade was outlawed in britain unable to follow his passion to become a. Collection of ira frederick aldridge quotes share quotations and picture quotes of ira frederick aldridge on facebook, twitter, tumblr and pinterest.
Items mr ira aldridge as mungo in the padlock library locations: billy rose theatre division: shelf locator: t clippings topics: aldridge, ira frederick, d. Tumblr is a place to express yourself, discover yourself, and bond over the stuff you love it's where your interests connect you with your people. Au xixe siècle, ira aldridge (1807-1867) fit une très grande carrière de memorial theatre de stratford-upon-avon : ira frederick aldridge. Actor he gained fame in the 19th century as one of the most prominent african- american shakespearian actors and the first american actor to perform in russia .Download