Jimmy Glover - the 1880's

from Jimmy Glover, His Book, pages 85-6:

Dan Leno and his wife first came to Drury Lane on a joint weekly salary of £28; on his death, his own salary was £240. Now, as a matter of fact, this is not so extravagant. It really only works out at £20 a performance, and there are many artistes who will only sing two songs at a concert for £80. Leno's golden asset was the domesticity of his humour. He took the …   more >>

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Jimmy Glover, Jimmy Glover, His Book. In Internet Archive (London, 1912), p. 85-6. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1437470299748 accessed: 18 September, 2021

Listeners

Jimmy Glover
Musician
1861-1931

Listening to

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Unspecified songs
written by Francesco Paolo Tosti
performed by Dan Leno

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1880's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by sp327 on Tue, 21 Jul 2015 10:18:19 +0100
Approved on Wed, 27 Apr 2016 12:20:28 +0100