See also:British actor,
See also:singer and composer, was the son of a
See also:merchant and dancing-
See also:master . He had a musical
See also:education at home and in Italy, and for four years from 1783 was engaged to sing at the
See also:Court Theatre at Vienna, where he became a friend of Mozart . In 1786 he sang in the first performance of the Nozze di
See also:Figaro . Appearing in
See also:London, at
See also:Drury Lane in 1787, he had a
See also:great success, and thenceforth was the
See also:English tenor at that theatre . In 1793 he became acting-manager of the
See also:King's Theatre, and he was in great
See also:request at concerts . He wrote a number of songs (including " The
See also:Woodpecker"), and the
See also:music for many dramatic pieces, now fallen into oblivion . In 1826 he published his entertaining Reminiscences, in writing which he was helped by
See also:Hook . He combined his professional
See also:work with conducting a music-
See also:shop and a wine-shop, but with disastrous
See also:financial results . He died at
See also:Margate on the 9th of
See also:October 1826 .
HUGH KELLY (1739–1777)
SIR FITZROY KELLY (1796–1880)
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