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Dixey, Henry E. locked

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(b Boston, MA, Jan 6, 1859; d Atlantic City, NJ, Feb 25, 1943). American comedian and singer. Following his debut in Under the Gaslight in his hometown at the age of ten, he came under the tutelage of the pantomimist James S. Maffitt. Dixey’s New York debut role was half of the heifer in the Manhattan premiere of E.E. Rice’s popular musical burlesque ...

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