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Charles Coborn

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Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

Charles Coborn

Person  Male  Born 4/8/1852  Died 23/11/1945

Categories: Music / songs, Theatre

Music hall entertainer and songwriter. Born Colin Whitton McCallum at 25 Sydney Square, Mile End. Best known for the songs 'Two Lovely Black Eyes' and 'The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo'.  He was an active campaigner for improved working conditions in music-halls, and was largely instrumental in forming the Music-Hall Artistes' Association and later the Music-Hall Benevolent Fund. Died at 27 Elgin Mansions, Paddington.

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