Lazar, John (-1879)

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J Lazar, John Lazarus (-1879)
Lazar, John, (Mr) (-1879)
Lazar, John (1801-1879)
Lazar, Mr John (-1879)
Lazarus, John (1801-1879)
Lazarus, John (-1879)
Field of activity
Actor; Mayor; Singer; Administrator; Actor-manager; Entrepreneur; Playwright; Dancer
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http://nla.gov.au/anbd.aut-an35511714
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Born in Edinburgh. Arrived in Sydney February 1837. Acted at and managed Queen's Theatre, Adelaide, January 1841 - November 1842. Died in New Zealand. John Lazar is a Scottish Actor, Singer, Administrator, Actor-manager, Entrepreneur, Playwright, Dancer, who is mentioned in 35 events in the AusStage database

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John Lazar (1801-1879), actor and mayor, was born on 1 December 1801 in Edinburgh, the son of Abraham Lazar, stockbroker, and his wife Rachel, née Lazarus. When he arrived in Sydney on 26 February 1837,...

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  3. Gustavus the Third, or, The Masked Ball. To conclude with the laughable farce of The Dancing Barber
    Lazar, John (Administrator)
    [1841-08-05]
    A performance staged at the The Queen's Theatre, Adelaide, SA
  4. The Swiss Swains. To which will be added the farce of Forty & Fifty. To conclude with a laughable burletta called Frederick the Great, or, The Female Sentinel.
    Lazar, John (Administrator)
    [1841-11-04]
    A performance staged at the The Queen's Theatre, Adelaide, SA
  5. A Roland for an Oliver. The Highland Fling. To conclude with the domestic drama of The Maid of Croissey, or, Theresa'a Vow
    Lazar, John (Administrator)
    [1841-10-21]
    A performance staged at the The Queen's Theatre, Adelaide, SA
  6. The Court of Old Fritz
    Lazar, John (Administrator)
    [1841-11-08]
    A performance staged at the The Queen's Theatre, Adelaide, SA
  7. Sarah the Jewess, or, The Dream of Fate. To conclude with an original burletta entitled The Court of Old Fritz.
    Lazar, John (Administrator)
    [1841-11-11]
    A performance staged at the The Queen's Theatre, Adelaide, SA
  8. My Young Wife, and My Old Umbrella.
    Lazar, John (Administrator)
    [1841-08-12]
    A performance staged at the The Queen's Theatre, Adelaide, SA
  9. The Two Friends. The favourite song of What's a Woman Like? To conclude with a laughable burletta called Frederick the Great, or, The Female Sentinel.
    Lazar, John (Actor)
    [1841-10-28]
    A performance staged at the The Queen's Theatre, Adelaide, SA
  10. The Nunnery. To conclude with Sarah the Jewess, or, The Dream of Fate.
    Lazar, John (Actor-manager)
    [1841-11-18]
    A performance staged at the The Queen's Theatre, Adelaide, SA
  11. Catching an Heiress. After which, the laughable farce of A Peculiar Position. To conclude with the favorite farce of My Young Wife and My Old Umbrella
    Lazar, John (Administrator)
    [1841-08-19]
    A performance staged at the The Queen's Theatre, Adelaide, SA
  12. The Ringdoves. After which the popular farce called A Peculiar Position. To conclude with the popular sketch of The Actress of All Work
    Lazar, John (Administrator)
    [1841-10-14]
    A performance staged at the The Queen's Theatre, Adelaide, SA
  13. St George and the Dragon , or Harlequin and the Seven Champions of Christendom
    Lazar, John (Playwright)
    [1846-04-13]
    A performance staged at the Royal Victoria Theatre (1838-1880), Sydney, NSW
  14. Zazezizozu , or Harlequin Dominoes and Chess and the King of Card Island
    Lazar, John (Playwright)
    [1846-01-01]
    A performance staged at the Royal Victoria Theatre (1838-1880), Sydney, NSW
  15. Contradiction , or A Wife Upon Sufferance
    Lazar, John (Playwright)
    [1843-09-06]
    A performance staged at the Royal Victoria Theatre (1838-1880), Sydney, NSW
  16. Middle Temple, or, Which is My Son. To which will be added the laughable burletta called Tom Noddy's Secret
    Lazar, John (Administrator)
    [1841-09-27]
    A performance staged at the The Queen's Theatre, Adelaide, SA
  17. Middle Temple, or, Which is My Son. To which will be added the laughable burletta called Tom Noddy's Secret
    Lazar, John (Actor)
    [1841-09-27]
    A performance staged at the The Queen's Theatre, Adelaide, SA
  18. The Tempest or, The Enchanted Island / The Mummy
    Lazar, John (Administrator)
    [1839-07-15]
    A performance staged at the Royal Victoria Theatre (1838-1880), Sydney, NSW
  19. Othello the Moor of Venice / Our Mary Anne
    Lazar, John (Actor-manager)
    [1841-01-11]
    A performance staged at the The Queen's Theatre, Adelaide, SA
  20. Giovanni in London or the Libertine Reclaimed
    Lazar, John (Actor)
    [1846-10-06]
    A performance staged at the Royal Victoria Theatre (1838-1880), Sydney, NSW
  21. His First Champagne. After which A naval Hornpipe by Mr Allen to with "Ask no Questions"
    Lazar, John (Administrator)
    [1841-01-16]
    A performance staged at the The Queen's Theatre, Adelaide, SA
  22. Therese or The Orphan of Geneva, One Hour or the Carnival Ball
    Lazar, John (Administrator)
    [1841-01-23]
    A performance staged at the The Queen's Theatre, Adelaide, SA
  23. The Wreck Ashore or The Rovers Bride and Ask no Questions
    Lazar, John (Administrator)
    [1841-02-06]
    A performance staged at the The Queen's Theatre, Adelaide, SA
  24. The Charcoal Burner or The Dropping Well of Knaresborogh and Tow Gregories
    Lazar, John (Administrator)
    [1842-02-09]
    A performance staged at the The Queen's Theatre, Adelaide, SA
  25. The Original
    Lazar, John (Administrator)
    [1841-08-14]
    A performance staged at the The Queen's Theatre, Adelaide, SA
  26. The Exile or The Deserts of Siberia, and The Carnival Ball
    Lazar, John (Administrator)
    [1841-06-28]
    A performance staged at the The Queen's Theatre, Adelaide, SA
  27. Richard III and The Widow's Victim
    Lazar, John (Administrator)
    [1841-06-14]
    A performance staged at the The Queen's Theatre, Adelaide, SA
  28. The Rent Day and The Happy Man
    Lazar, John (Dancer)
    [1841-06-05]
    A performance staged at the The Queen's Theatre, Adelaide, SA
  29. Don Juan
    Lazar, John (Administrator)
    [1841-05-20]
    A performance staged at the The Queen's Theatre, Adelaide, SA
  30. Naval Engagements and The Youthful Queen
    Lazar, John (Administrator)
    [1841-05-08]
    A performance staged at the The Queen's Theatre, Adelaide, SA
  31. All for Love and The Man About Town
    Lazar, John (Administrator)
    [1841-04-24]
    A performance staged at the The Queen's Theatre, Adelaide, SA
  32. The Jewess and The Married Rake
    Lazar, John (Actor)
    [1841-03-16]
    A performance staged at the The Queen's Theatre, Adelaide, SA
  33. The Tower of Nesle or The Chamber of Death and Lord Darnley of The King and the Freebooter
    Lazar, John (Administrator)
    [1841-01-30]
    A performance staged at the The Queen's Theatre, Adelaide, SA
  34. Tom Noddy's Secret, Where Shall I Dine? and the Place Hunter
    Lazar, John (Actor)
    [1841-03-30]
    A performance staged at the The Queen's Theatre, Adelaide, SA
  35. For The Benefit of Mr J Lazar
    Lazar, John (Actor)
    [1841-05-10]
    A performance staged at the The Queen's Theatre, Adelaide, SA
  36. Nicholas Nickleby
    Lazar, John (Administrator)
    [1841-05-13]
    A performance staged at the The Queen's Theatre, Adelaide, SA
  37. Henriette the Foresaken and Our Mary Anne
    Lazar, John (Administrator)
    [1841-06-24]
    A performance staged at the The Queen's Theatre, Adelaide, SA
  38. The Curse of Mammon
    Lazar, John (Actor)
    [1841-07-29]
    A performance staged at the The Queen's Theatre, Adelaide, SA
  39. Middle Temple, or, Which is My Son. To which will be added the laughable burletta called Tom Noddy's Secret
    Lazar, John (Singer)
    [1841-09-27]
    A performance staged at the The Queen's Theatre, Adelaide, SA
  40. The Two Friends. The favourite song of What's a Woman Like? To conclude with a laughable burletta called Frederick the Great, or, The Female Sentinel.
    Lazar, John (Administrator)
    [1841-10-28]
    A performance staged at the The Queen's Theatre, Adelaide, SA
  41. The Two Friends. The favourite song of What's a Woman Like? To conclude with a laughable burletta called Frederick the Great, or, The Female Sentinel.
    Lazar, John (Singer)
    [1841-10-28]
    A performance staged at the The Queen's Theatre, Adelaide, SA

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  1. Lazar, Rachel
    Actor; Dancer
    ... Lazar, Mr John ... Daughter of Actor / Manager John Lazar. Rachel Lazar is an Actor, Dancer who is mentioned in 6 ...
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  2. Lazar, Victoria
    Lessee; Actor
    ... Daughter of John Lazar and sister of Samuel Lazar, inherirted lease of Theatre Royal after her ... brother was committed for insanity then died in 1883. Married Simeon Moss. Victoria Lazar is a Lessee ...
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  3. Lazar, Dorian
    Actor; Director
    ... Romeril, John ... Dorian Lazar is an Australian Actor, Director who is mentioned in 3 events in the AusStage database ...
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  1. MR. LAZAR.
    The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842) Saturday 27 May 1837 p 2 Article
    ... MR. LAZAR. This gentleman since we last noticed his performance, has played Shylock once, and ... supposing he was playing in his usual tone, We however find that Mr. Lazar not only personates the Jew on ... 713 words
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  2. Death of Sam Lazar.
    Evening News (Sydney, NSW : 1869 - 1931) Thursday 15 November 1883 p 2 Article
    ... arrange-ments with Mr. John Bennett, Mr. Lazar engaged the Queen's Theatre, and, as it will be easily ... Death of Sam Lazar. We have to-day to announce the death of Samuel Lazar. The news, though not ... 574 words
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  3. THE CHINESE LAZAR HOUSE.
    The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924) Tuesday 29 October 1867 p 3 Article
    ... THE CHINESE LaZaR HOUSE. An influential meeting of residents in the eastern division of Ballarat ... to prevent the erection of a building for the reception of Chinese lepers within the borough. Mr John ... 1243 words
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  1. IN respect of proceedings commenced on 13th September, 1990.—Application will be made by Andrew John Lazar and
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 2 November 1990 [Issue No.137] p 9765

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... John Lazar and Catherine Anne Unr to the Supreme Court of New South Wales, at 11.00 a.m. on 12th ... 125 words
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  2. IN the Supreme Court of New South Wales.—Probate Jurisdiction.—In the will of PETER LAZAR, late of Maroubra,
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 26 March 1971 [Issue No.34] p 1029

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... IN the Supreme Court of New South Wales.—Probate Jurisdiction.—In the will of PETER LAZAR, late of ... , and Trustee Act, 1925, as amended, Marianne Lazar, the executrix of the will of the said Peter Lazar ... 174 words
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  3. Between Andrew Lang—Plaintiff, and John Terry Hughes, John Hosking, George William Evans, George John M'Donald, Peter M'Intyre, William Kerr, Aylmer Edwin Campbell, John Eales, Syd...
    New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) Wednesday 12 June 1839 [Issue No.423] p 681

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... , Thomas Porter Baxter, Na-thaniel Lipscombe Kentish, Alexander George Dumas, and John Lazar—Defendants. IN ... In the Supreme Court of } New South Wales. } Between Andrew Lang—Plaintiff, and John Terry Hughes ... 159 words
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  1. John Lazar account book, 1856-1862
    Lazar, John, 1801-1879
    [ Unpublished : 1856-1862 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  2. Samuel Lazar - papers, ca. 1849-1884
    Lazar, Samuel
    [ Published : 1884 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  3. Theatre Royal, Sydney - miscellaneous papers, together with some papers of Samuel Lazar, ca. 1864-1895
    [ Published : 1895 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  1. Queen's Theatre - Benefits of Mr Lazar, Article related to For The Benefit of Mr J Lazar, The Queen's Theatre, Adelaide, SA, 10 May 1841
    [ Article : 1841 ]
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  2. Lazar launches counter-attack in the Senate.(Business)
    The Sydney Morning Herald (Sydney, Australia)
    [ Article : 2011 ]
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  3. For The Benefit of Mr J Lazar (10 May 1841) [Event Description]
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  4. The Theatre. - Mr Lazar's Benefit, Article related to For The Benefit of Mr J Lazar, The Queen's Theatre, Adelaide, SA, 10 May 1841
    [ Article : 1841 ]
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  1. NIKOLOV, L.: String Quartet No. 3 / Sonata No. 2 for 2 Pianos / Metamorfozi No. 4 (Compositions)
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  2. Les roses de Dublin : BO de la serie télévisée de Lazare Iglesis / musique composée par Vladimir Cosma
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  3. Cage shuffle (2017) / created and performed by Paul Lazar ; choreography by Annie-B Parson ; produced by Aaron Mattocks
    [ Video : 2017 ]
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  4. The last chance / produced by L. Wechsler ; book and screenplay, Richard Schweizer ; directed by Leopold Lindtberg
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    [ Video : 2007 ]
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