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ADELAIDE KEMBLE (1814-18i9)

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Originally appearing in Volume V15, Page 724 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ADELAIDE KEMBLE (1814-18i9), Charles Kemble's second daughter, was an opera singer of great promise, whose first London appearance was made in Norma on the and of November 841. In 1843 she married Edward John Sartoris, a rich Italian,and retired after a brief but brilliant career. She wrote A Week in a French Country House (1867), a bright and humorous story, and of a literary quality not shared by other tales that followed. Her son, Algernon Charles Sartoris, married General U. S. Grant's daughter. Among more recent members of the Kemble family, mention may also be made of Charles Kemble's grandson, HENRY KEMBLE (1848-1907), a sterling and popular London actor.
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