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Eleonora Duse

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Eleonora Duse

Person  Female  Born 3/10/1858  Died 21/4/1924

Categories: Theatre

Countries: Italy, USA

Actress. Born Eleonora Giulia Amalia Duse at the Albergo Cannon d'Oro in Vigevano, Lombardy, Italy. She played many of Henrik Ibsen's heroines in Europe and America. Made her London debut at the Lyric Theatre in 'Camille' in 1893. Although her private life was stormy, she shunned publicity, preferring to let her performances speak for her. Died in the Hotel Schenley, Pittsburgh.

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