Eleonora Duse

woman and actress

Died aged c. 66

Eleonora Duse (Italian: [eleoˈnɔːra ˈduːze]; 3 October 1858 – 21 April 1924) was an Italian actress, often known simply as Duse. She is regarded as one of the greatest actors of all time, noted for her total assumption of the roles she portrayed. Duse was the subject of the 1947 biographical film Eleonora Duse.

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Lyric Theatre Built by C J Phipps. The Lyric Theatre opened in 1888 with the comic opera "Dorothy" and has since developed a tradition of drama, light comedy and popular musicals. The great Italian actress Eleonora Duse made her debut here in "Camille" in 1893

Shaftesbury Ave, London, United Kingdom where they made her debut