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Sir Augustus Henry Glossop Harris (1852–1896)

Harris, Augustus Henry Glossop, Sir. An English actor, manager, and dramatist; born in Paris in 1852; died in Folkestone, England, June 22, 1896. Appearing on the stage in 1873, in 1879 he became lessee and manager of Drury Lane Theatre, where he produced popular pantomimes and melodramas written in collaboration—among them: ‘The World’; ‘Youth’; ‘Human Nature’; ‘Run of Luck’; ‘Prodigal Daughter’; ‘Life of Pleasure’; ‘Derby Winner.’ He induced the revival of grand opera at Covent Garden.