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How long after 1733 Howell continued as proprietor is not known. He seems to have been an enterprising person, but he was once imprisoned in Newgate for some offense. Howell, John d. 1708, singer. At the coronation of James 11 on 23 April 1685, John Howell marched as one of the Children of the Choir of Westminster. He was sworn a Gentleman of the Chapel Royal (but without fee) on 30 August 1691, as a countertenor. He sang in the St Cecilia's Day celebration on 22 November 1692 and at the Queen's birthday on 30 April 1693 and 30 April 1694.
Twopence-colored prints were published by Dyer of Mr Howell, actor at Covent Garden in 181112, as Robert de Fitzwalter in Magna Charta; and in 1812 W. West issued twopence-colored prints of Howell as the Grand Vizier and William Broadhurst as Selim in Harlequin and Padmanaba. Page 6 Howell, James [fl. 17201733], proprietor. In 1720, according to Warwick Wroth's The London Pleasure Gardens, Belsize House, once the residence of Lord Wotton, was converted by a Welshman named James Howell into a place of public amusement.
A Mr Howard (evidently not Samuel Howard, who was a tenor) sang bass in the Handel Memorial Concerts at Westminster Abbey and the Pantheon in May and June 1784. Howard, Mr [fl. 17871800], actor. Mr Howard performed at Kilkenny on 20 July 1787, and it was he, we believe, who was the Howard who acted Don Whiskers in Harlequin's Frolick and Squire Robert in The Mock Page 3 Doctor at Sayer's booth at Bartholomew Fair in London in 1788. The Theatrical Journal reported that Howard "was very pathetic in Col.
A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Volume 8, Hough to Keyse: Actresses, Musicians, Dancers, Managers, and Other Stage Personnel in London, 1660-1800 by Professor Philip H Highfill Jr PhD, Professor Kalman A Burnim PhD, Edward A. Langhans