Wednesday, 26 July 2017

210th birthday of Ira Aldridge

(Born 24 July 1807, New York, US)
ONE of the leading Shakespearean actors of the 19th century, active on the London stage and principal theatres across Europe between the mid-1820s and 1867
(Mal Waldron Quintet, “Warm canto” [personnel: Waldron, piano; Eric Dolphy, clarinet;  Ron Carter, cello; Joe Benjamin, bass; Charlie Persip, drums; recorded: Van Gelder Studios, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, US, 27 June 1961])
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