Christy's---a death

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Christy's---a death - . Death of Sherwood C. Campbell, Lyric Artist....
. Death of Sherwood C. Campbell, Lyric Artist. From tiio N. Y. Times, to day. J A private telegram received in this city yesterday, save tidinirs - which brought pain to many dwell ings. It announced the death of Mr. Sherwood C. Campbell, who had won high honors, here and abroad, as a singer of great gifts, and w;as widely esteemedi through out tne uuiteu wtates, as a lima in end and a genial and upright gentleman Mr. Campbell died in Chicago Thurs day, alter an acnto illness ot some weeks. Sherwood C. Coan, better known as S. C. Campbell, was born in New Haven in the year 1S3!. and in early youth made his debut on the stage as an Ethiopian minstrel witli tlie Campbell troupe. In 18.r4 lie was en easced with Christy's Minstrels, and subsequently went to Australia with the Backus troupe. He returned to California in 1850, and came to this city in 1859 with Christy's Minstrels Tii ISfil lie loined the Bvrant Troune. and remained with them until 1804. At a later Deriort Mr. Campbell, with Mr. Castle, was a member of an English op era trouno under the direction oi Mr, Lafavette Harrison. A fterward the two sinerers united with Mme. Parena Rosa: then they joined the Richings troupe, and again returned under Mme. Rosa's banner. Mr. Campbell wa singing witli Mme. Rosa in England at tlie time of that lamented lady's decease. As an artist he was possessed of a magnificent baritone voice and a fine stage pres ence; lie was not a conspicuously good. actor.

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  1. Harrisburg Telegraph,
  2. 28 Nov 1874, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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