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Kelly, Michael, 1762-1826

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  • Variants

    • Kelly, M. (Michael), 1762-1826
    • Kelly, Michael William, 1762-1826
    • Kelly, Ml. (Michael), 1762-1826
    • O'Kelly, Michael, 1762-1826
    • Ochelli, Signor, 1762-1826
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1762-12-25
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1826-10-09
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Conservatorio di S. Maria di Loreto (Naples, Italy)
        • Organization: (naf) Burgtheater (Vienna, Austria)
        • Organization: (naf) Theatre Royal, Drury Lane (London, England)
        • Organization: (naf) King's Theatre (London, England)
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Dublin (Ireland)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Margate (England)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Dublin (Ireland)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) London (England)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Naples (Italy)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Vienna (Austria)
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    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Impressarios
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    • Sources

      • found: His Reminiscences of Michael Kelly ... 1826.
      • found: Grove music online, Sept. 29, 2004(Kelly, Michael (William); b. Dec. 25, 1762, Dublin, d. Oct. 9, 1826, Margate; Irish tenor, composer, theater manager, and music publisher)
      • found: The little blind boy, 181-:caption (Ml. Kelly)
      • found: ISNI, viewed November 12, 2019(0000000073599115: Kelly, Michael; Kelly, M.; Kelly, Ml.; O'Kelly, Michael; composer, tenor, theater director and music publisher) -
      • found: Grosses Sängerlexikon, via RILM music encyclopedias, viewed November 12, 2019(Kelly, Michael; born December 25, 1762, Dublin, died October 9, 1826, Margate (Kent); tenor and impresario; trained in London under Morland and Michael Arne, further training by the castrato Venanzio Rauzzini; in 1779 he made his debut in Dublin, then went to Naples for more study at the Conservatory of Santa Maria di Loreto under F. Fenaroli and G. Aprile; debuted in Naples in 1781 (under the name Signor Ochelli); joined the Theater in the Hofburg in Vienna in 1783; on May 1, 1786 sang in their premiere of Le Nozze di Figaro in the roles of Basilio and Don Curzio under the baton of Mozart himself; in 1787 he went to London where he worked first at the Drury Lane Theater, then at the King's Theater; between 1802 and 1811, he worked as an independent theater entrepreneur in Dublin, but this business collapsed; temporarily ran a wine tavern and, like his father, a wine shop, but left Dublin in October 1811; a prolific composer from 1789, also published a significant memoir in 1826 (Reminiscenses))
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