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Bishop, Anna (-1884)

Also known as
Bishop, Anna (1810-1884)
Madame Anna Bishop, Ann Rivière (-1884)
Madame Anna Bishop (-1884)
Field of activity
Actor and Singer; Soprano; Singer; Actor
Libraries Australia
http://nla.gov.au/anbd.aut-an35475848
NLA Persistent Identifier
https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-523587

Biographies

She sang in many countries on every continent, and was the most widely travelled singer of the 19th century. She was married to the composer Henry Bishop but abandoned him for the French harpist, composer and entrepreneur Nicolas-Charles Bochsa. She and Bochsa were said to have been the inspiration for Trilby and Svengali in George du Maurier's 1894 novel Trilby. see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anna_Bishop Anna Bishop is an Actor and Singer, Soprano, Singer, Actor, who is mentioned in 6 events in the AusStage database

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  1. Anna Bishop's network
    See professional relationships in the AusStage database.
  2. Anna Bishop's map
    See places of activity in the AusStage database.
  3. Anna Bishop in Australia or Soprano Sfogato
    Bishop, Anna (Actor and Singer)
    [1856-05-29]
    A performance staged at the Olympic Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
  4. Anna Bishop in Australia or Soprano Sfogato
    Bishop, Anna (Actor and Singer)
    [1856-02-05]
    A performance staged at the Prince of Wales Theatre (1855-1860), Sydney, NSW
  5. Great Attraction!
    Bishop, Anna (Singer)
    [1868-11-09]
    A performance staged at the City Hall, Newcastle, NSW
  6. Dick Turpin and King Tom
    Bishop, Anna (Actor and Singer)
    [1870-05-28]
    A performance staged at the Theatre Royal, Newcastle, NSW
  7. Norma
    Bishop, Anna (Actor)
    [1857-04-22]
    A performance staged at the Princess's Theatre and Opera House (1857-1886), Melbourne, VIC
  8. L'Elisir d'Amore
    Bishop, Anna (Actor)
    [1856-07-26]
    A performance staged at the Theatre Royal, Melbourne, VIC

Resources by Anna Bishop (18)

  1. Anna Bishop, operatic soprano : miscellaneous research materials in the Musica Australis collection
    Bishop, Anna, 1810-1884
    [ Published : 1952 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 55,591.738)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 55,591.738)

  2. Madame Anna Bishop Theatre Playbill
    Bishop, Anna, 1810-1884
    [ Published : 1868 ]
    At State Library of QLD
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 55,246.125)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 55,246.125)

  3. On the banks of Guadalquiver / newly arranged by N.C. Bochsa
    Lavenu, Louis Henry, 1818-1859
    [ Printed music : 1849 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 35,768.598)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 35,768.598)

  4. Come home, father / H.C. Work
    Work, Henry C. (Henry Clay), 1832-1884
    [ Printed music : 1869-1873 ]
    View online
    At 3 libraries
    Come home, father / H.C. Work
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 22,800.773)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 22,800.773)

  5. Come home, father H.C. Work
    Work, Henry C. (Henry Clay), 1832-1884
    [ Sound : 1869-1873 ]
    View online
    At Trove DigitalLibrary
    Come home, father H.C. Work
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 21,895.76)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 21,895.76)

  6. Little Nell : a ballad ... / the poetry by Charlotte Young ... ; the composer, Charles S. Packer
    Packer, Charles Sandys, 1810-1883
    [ Printed music : 1857 ]
    View online
    At National Library
    Little Nell : a ballad ... / the poetry by Charlotte Young ... ; the composer, Charles S. Packer
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18,700.383)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 18,700.383)

  7. Little Nell a ballad ... / the poetry by Charlotte Young ... ; the composer, Charles S. Packer
    Packer, Charles Sandys, 1810-1883
    [ Sound : 1857 ]
    View online
    At Trove DigitalLibrary
    Little Nell a ballad ... / the poetry by Charlotte Young ... ; the composer, Charles S. Packer
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17,348.332)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17,348.332)

  8. The maid of Artois : a grand melo-dramatic opera in three acts : the music, with additional pieces composed expressly for Madame Anna Bishop / by M.W. Balfe
    Bunn, Alfred, 1796?-1860
    [ Book : 1847 ]
    View online (access conditions)
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17,249.992)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 17,249.992)

  9. Oft in the stilly night by Thomas Moore ; as sung by Anna Bishop
    Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852
    [ Sound : 1860-1869 ]
    View online
    At Trove DigitalLibrary
    Oft in the stilly night by Thomas Moore ; as sung by Anna Bishop
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16,142.781)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 16,142.781)

  10. Seeking rest / words by Joseph Saunders ; music by W. St. John M. Caws
    Caws, W. St. John M
    [ Printed music : 1875-1876 ]
    View online
    At 2 libraries
    Seeking rest / words by Joseph Saunders ; music by W. St. John M. Caws
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 15,138.46)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 15,138.46)

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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 15,702.584)

  2. Nixon, Anna Maria (1802-1868)
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    ... Russell Nixon ; they had eight children. Her husband was appointed first bishop of Tasmania and the couple ... bishop’s superior artistic talents. After a trip from home late in 1844 she wrote to her family: 'I ...
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  3. M., A.
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    ... was drawn by Bishop F.R. Nixon , the most likely solution is that the copies of the bishop’s ... wife, Anna Maria , evidently to send home to both their families. The original drawings, including a ...
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  1. Government Gazette Notices
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Saturday 9 March 1907 [Issue No.14] p 542

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    ... Lily Osborne Ella Mary Ryan Maude Louisa Jeffreys Ethel Stella Day Elizabeth Hyndman Rose Margaret Ginnane Anna ... Jane Sim ... Aprnes Anna Zumpe Jessie Burnett Phillips Isabel Marie Fowler Johanna Ann Donoghue Mabel ... 162 words
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 49.002)

  2. Australian Soldiers' Repatriation Act 1920-1940.
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 18 July 1940 [Issue No.134] p 1519

    Government Gazette Notices

    ... Anna. Cavanough, Clyde Edgar. Victoria. Tweedie, Margretta Josephine Turner. Tripovicli, Lucy Esmeralda ... Margaret. Queensland. Voysey, Jean Olive. Westebn Australia. Bishop, Iris. G. A. STREET, Minister for ... 102 words
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  3. CONFIRMATION OF APPOINTMENTS
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 18 December 1987 [Issue No.194 (SUPPLEMENT)] p 7111

    Government Gazette Appointments And Employment

    ... ; Kerri-Lyn Thompson; Yuan Vadamooto; Heide Vogtmann; Geoffrey Kidd; Jocelyn McFarlane; Anne Mary Bishop ... Lotteries Margaret Anna Devlin; Ty Tran; Michelle Anne Roberts; Christine Arati; Lionel Edward Stewart ... 250 words
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  1. MADAME ANNA BISHOP'S CONCERTS.
    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Thursday 28 May 1868 p 3 Article
    ... MADAME ANNA BISHOP'S CONCERTS. There was another very large attendance on Thursday evening at ... Madame Bishop's concert, given in White's Assembly Room. The ' musical bouquet' presented to the ... 629 words
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  2. MADAME ANNA BISHOP'S CONCERTS.
    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Tuesday 26 May 1868 p 2 Article
    ... MADAME ANNA BISHOP'S CONCERTS. It might have been anticipated that the counterattractions of the ... would have told perceptibly noon .ue attenuancc at fliauame Anna c.snop s fourtn :onceit on Tuesday ... 732 words
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  3. MADAME ANNA BISHOP'S CONCERT.
    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Wednesday 21 April 1869 p 2 Article
    ... MADAME ANNA BISHOP'S OONCEBT. i , 'How did Madame Bishop's first concert go off lost night? ' ia a ... instrumentation was very much admired, and loudly uiiplauded. Muilarue Anna Bishop followed with the telehrated ... 852 words
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 8,514.088)

  1. Letter from Madame Anna Bishop
    Bishop, Anna
    [ Unpublished : 1856 ]
    At Flinders University
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 689.39)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 689.39)

  2. Bishop Charles Abraham (Bakewell) to Anna Hobhouse, 17 December 1902, (Item), (from Papers of Bishop Edmund Hobhouse / Letters of Caroline and Charles Abraham (5))
    [ Unpublished : 1902 ]
    View online
    At AJCP
    Bishop Charles Abraham (Bakewell) to Anna Hobhouse, 17 December 1902,  (Item),  (from Papers of Bishop Edmund Hobhouse  / Letters of Caroline and Charles Abraham  (5))
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 516.962)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 516.962)

  3. Letter from Madame Anna Bishop to an unknown "Sir"
    Bishop, Anna
    [ Unpublished : 1856 ]
    At Flinders University
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 509.759)

  1. Bishop, Anna
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    At Dictionary of Sydney
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 850.938)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 850.938)

  2. A far-famed cantatrice tours Tasmania: Anna Bishop in concert in 1857
    Agati, Luke
    Papers and Proceedings: Tasmanian Historical Research Association
    [ Article : 2009 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 430.94)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 430.94)

  3. 'Acted and sung in Italian': Catherine Hayes and Anna Bishop in Sydney, 1855-1856
    Crisp, Deborah
    Australasian Music Research
    [ Article : 1999-2015 ]
    At ANU Inst Rep
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 386.001)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 386.001)

  4. Anna Bishop in Australia or Soprano Sfogato (29 May 1856 - 31 May 1856) [Event Description]
    [ Article : 1856 ]
    At AusStage
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 364.878)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 364.878)

  1. Come home, Father : popular song as sung by Madame Anna Bishop / composed by H. C. Work
    Work, Henry C. (Henry Clay), 1832-1884
    [ Printed music : 1868-1869 ]
    View online
    At National Library
    Come home, Father : popular song as sung by Madame Anna Bishop / composed by H. C. Work
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 653.799)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 653.799)

  2. Katty darling : sung by Madame Anna Bishop
    [ Printed music : 1861 ]
    At His Hou Trust NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 579.328)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 579.328)

  3. Come home, Father : popular song as sung by Madame Anna Bishop / composed by H. C. Work
    Work, Henry C. (Henry Clay), 1832-1884
    [ Sound : 1868-1869 ]
    View online
    At Trove DigitalLibrary
    Come home, Father : popular song as sung by Madame Anna Bishop / composed by H. C. Work
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 453.881)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 453.881)

  4. The beggar-girl : The favourite ballad as sung by Madame Anna Bishop / music by Storace
    Storace, Stephen, 1762-1796
    [ Printed music : 1869 ]
    At State Library S Aust
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 448.922)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 448.922)

  1. Madame Anna Bishop, ca. 1860
    [ Photograph : 1901 ]
  2. [Unidentified woman, three-quarter ...
    Brady, Mathew B ...
    [ Photograph : 1844-1860 ]
  3. Anna Bishop, soprano, 1868 / Batche ...
    Batchelder & Co
    [ Photograph : 1868 ]
    Anna Bishop, soprano, 1868 / Batchelder & Co. Photo. 41 Collins St. East. Melbourne
  4. Madame Anna Bishop, soprano, ca. 18 ...
    Pound, D. J. (D ...
    [ Art work : 1856 ]
    Madame Anna Bishop, soprano, ca. 1856 / engraved by D.J. Pound, from a photograph by Mayall
  5. Anna Bishop, soprano, 1868 / Robins ...
    Robinson, Franc ...
    [ Photograph : 1868 ]
    Anna Bishop, soprano, 1868 / Robinson's Premier Photographic rooms, 348 George Street, Sydney
  6. Portrait of Anna Bishop / lithograp ...
    Stringer Mason ...
    [ Art work : 1856 ]
  1. Rose Anna Kelly Family
    Rose Anna Kelly Family
    Created by hoganbudd, 5 items.

    Wife of Olaf Larsen, Grandmother of Edna Budd nee Sly

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 198.875)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 198.875)

  2. Music resources theme - Instruments and instrumentalists - Harp
    Music resources theme - Instruments and instrumentalists - Harp
    Created by NLAmusic, 10 items.

    Australia is the resting-place of the very first exponent of the revolutionary Erard double-action harp, the virtuoso Nicholas Bochsa, who died in Sydney in 1856 during a tour with soprano Anna Bishop...

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 93.163)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 93.163)

  3. Music resources theme - Australian Opera and Music Theatre - Divas and dames
    Music resources theme - Australian Opera and Music Theatre - Divas and dames
    Created by NLAmusic, 60 items.

    Explore the colour and spectacle of Australian opera and musical theatre, with a special feature on our most celebrated divas. Australia has a rich tradition of producing and welcoming great...

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 68.747)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 68.747)

  1. Anna Bishop : the adventures of an intrepid prima donna / Richard Davis
    Davis, Richard (Richard Michael)
    [ Book, Government publication : 1996-1997 ]
    At 28 libraries
    Anna Bishop : the adventures of an intrepid prima donna / Richard Davis
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,092.771)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 1,092.771)

  2. Letter from Madame Anna Bishop to Unknown, May 30, 1856
    Bishop, Anna
    [ Book : 1900 ]
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 786.44)

  3. Letter from Madame Anna Bishop to an unknown "Sir", December 17, 1856
    Bishop, Anna
    [ Book : 1900 ]
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 777.782)

  4. Travels of Anna Bishop in Mexico. 1849
    Bishop, Anna Mrs., (Rivière) 1814-1884
    [ Book : 1852 ]
    View online (access conditions)
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 688.084)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 688.084)

  1. [Aerodromes and landing grounds in Australia and Papua New Guinea] Department of Civil Aviation
    Australia. Department of Civil Aviation
    [ Map : 1928-1954 ]
    At National Library
    [Aerodromes and landing grounds in Australia and Papua New Guinea] Department of Civil Aviation
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4.019)

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