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Re: Henry Russell
« Reply #3 on: May 01, 2010, 18:28:53 »
i didnt know he was jewish
good link to his life when in sheerness here;


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Re: Henry Russell
« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2010, 09:57:08 »

Born on Sheppey but lived also in USA and France.  Retired in 1857.

Henry RUSSELL, vocal entertainer - one night concert at Theatre Royal, Dover
(Dover Telegraph 2 May 1846 p.1 col.2)


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Henry Russell
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2010, 04:30:25 »
Henry Russell lived on sheppey for a while
Russell street is named after him
he wrote the catchy " a life on the ocean wave"
biog link here


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