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Sarah Siddons
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Born in Brecon, South Wales
Born on 5th of July 1755
Died in London
Died on 8th of June 1831

Born 1755 . Died 1831 - English actress


Member of small travelling theatrical company from childhood. 1782 appeared as Isabella in Fatal Marriage at Drury Lane, immediately successful and became Queen of the English stage. Went to Covent Garden where she stayed until her farewell appearance as Lady Macbeth in 1812.

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http://www.sarahsiddonssociety.org/ Sarah Siddons Society
http://www.bbc.co.uk/wales/mid/halloffame/arts/sarahsiddons.shtm BBC profile

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