On ira frederick aldridge martin myrone, lead curator, pre 1800 british art at tate, on a likeness of one of history’s most celebrated shakespearean actors. The timeline of ira aldridge lolita chakrabarti march 25, 2015 258 views 1829 ira aldridge plays othello in belfast, karl marx and frederick engels write of “a spectre haunting europe, the spectre of communism” 1848 ira has a son, ira daniel his mother is unknown ira daniel lives with margaret aldridge, ira’s wife, who brings. Ira frederick aldridge was an african american stage actor who featured in plays on both sides of the atlantic during his tours of britain, aldridge visited the east riding of yorkshire periodically between 1829 and 1859 playing a wide variety of characters. Ira aldridge biography theater actor, actor (c 1807–1867) ira aldridge was a 19th-century african-american actor who became a renowned interpreter of shakespearean tragedy on the european stage. Ira frederick aldridge (july 24, 1807 – august 7, 1867) was an american and later british stage actor and playwright who made his career largely on the london stage and in europe, especially in shakespearean roles.
Ira aldridge's wiki: ira frederick aldridge (july 24, 1807 – august 7, 1867) was an american and later british stage actor and playwright who made his career after 1824 largely on the london stage and in europe, especially in shakespearean roles born in new york city, aldrid. Ira aldridge : shakespeare's first african american othello background 1807-1867 england due to discrimination that he encountered in america, ira emigrated to england at the age of 17 with american actor james wallack. Ira aldridge ira frederick aldridge (july 24, 1807 – august 7, 1867) was an american and later british stage actor and playwright who made his career after 1824 largely on the london stage and in.
Ty and freedom for his ukrainian brethren and ira, fredrick aldridge, the famous african american tragedian actor and interpreter of shakespeares’ signature pro - tagonists othello, hamlet, shylock and king lear met in st petersburg, russia in november of 1858. Ira aldridge's othello arrives it would be over 200 years from its inception before the play would eventually feature a black actor in the lead african american ira frederick aldridge became the first. The rich legacy of ira aldridge, the pioneering black shakespearean by alex ross aldridge, circa 1865, and his daughter luranah, a singer, in an undated image.
Ira frederick aldridge, an accountant with ibm for almost 20 years and a deputy commissioner in the administration of mayor john v lindsay, died on sunday at dobbs ferry community hospital. 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 born in new york city, new york, he was the son of poor citizens of class known as free negroes educated at new york's african free school, he won many. Ira frederick aldridge was born in new york city, new york on july 24, 1807, to free blacks reverend daniel and lurona aldridge although his parents encouraged him to become a pastor, he studied classical education at the african free school in new york where he was first exposed to the performance arts.
Ira frederick aldridge was an american and later british stage actor and playwright who made his career after 1824, largely in london and in europe and is most famous for his shakespearean roles. A year after margaret's death, on april 20, 1865, aldridge married his mistress, the self-styled swedish countess amanda von brandt, with whom he already had a son, ira daniel they had four more children: irene luranah, ira frederick and amanda aldridge, who all went on to musical careers, the two girls as opera singers. Ira frederick aldridge was born on july 24, 1807 in new york however, his birthplace remained questionable until 40 or so years ago it has also been listed as senegal(africa), and maryland.
An african american actor who spent virtually his entire career in europe, ira aldridge was considered one of the greatest interpreters of shakespeare in the 19th centuryaldridge was born circa july 24, 1807, in new york, ny. The herbert marshall collection of ira aldridge, 1831-1977, documents the career of ira frederick aldridge, the first african american actor to gain international acclaimborn in new york city in 1807 to a minister, aldridge studied at the african free school in new york, where he was introduced to the stage. Aldridge, ira frederick born circa 1805 in new york died aug 7, 1867, in łódź, poland american negro actor in the 1820’s aldridge acted in an amateur theater in new york after racists destroyed the theater, he performed with e kean during the latter’s tours in 1827 he made his debut at the royalty theatre in london he toured england and.
Adrian lester on how to be a great stage actor: hunch over and bellow ira frederick aldridge was born in new york in 1807, the year the slave trade was outlawed in britain chevalier ira. איירה פרדריק אולדרידג (באנגלית: ira frederick aldridge 24 ביולי 1807 ניו יורק – 7 באוגוסט 1867 לודז' פולין הקונגרסאית) היה שחקן תיאטרון אמריקאי שהופיע בעיקר בלונדון ובאירופה, במיוחד בתפקידים שייקספירייםהוא השחקן האפרו-אמריקאי.
Ira frederick aldridge was the first african american actor to achieve success on the international stage he also pushed social boundaries by playing opposite white actresses in england and becoming known as the preeminent shakespearean actor and tragedian of the 19th century. Ira frederick aldridge: ira frederick aldridge, american-born english tragedian, considered one of the greatest interpreters of his day aldridge performed in his teens at the african grove theatre in new york city, the first theatre in the united states that catered to and was managed by african americans. Ira frederick aldridge the portrait of a very sympathetic man, with big eyes and moustaches, adorned every book about the national poet of ukraine, taras shevchenko (my parents had a very good library of ukrainian literature. The linked data service provides access to commonly found standards and vocabularies promulgated by the library of congress this includes data values and the controlled vocabularies that house them datasets available include lcsh, bibframe, lc name authorities, lc classification, marc codes, premis vocabularies, iso language codes, and more.