Abraham, John (pseud: Braham, John) 20.mar.1774-17.feb.1856 England, London - London
jewish tenor singer, theatre manager, songwriter, orphaned at an early age, he was cared for and studied singing with the jewish singer hazzan Michael Leoni, 1787 debuted at a benefit concert for Leoni at Covent Garden, 1794-1796 studied singing with Venanzio Rauzzini, since 1794 often singing at the Royalty Theatre in Bath and at Drury Lane in London, 1831 he purchased the Coliseum in Regent's Park and 1835 build St James Theatre, 1836 these ventures had failed and he went to the USA as singer, 1852 retired as singer he took orders in the Anglican Church and served in Canterbury

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[] The death of Nelson "The victory and death of Lord Viscount Nelson". Recitative and air. Tenor and piano
receiv'd with unbounded applause at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, in the melo dramatic piece commemorative of that ever memorable event
written by Richard Cumberland, composed and sung by Mr. Braham, arranged for the piano forte by Domenico Corri
pub Corri & Co., printed & sold at No. 28 Hay Market, London 1805-1806
with numerous later arrangements and republications

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