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Lumley, Benjamin (b 1811; d London 1875) 

The Oxford Dictionary of Dance

Debra Craine,

Judith Mackrell

English theatre manager. He was financier then manager (1842–58) of Her Majesty's Theatre, London, and played a key role in the presentation of Romantic ballet in England. A noted diplomat, his famous coup was successfully negotiating the order of appearance of the four ballerinas in ... ...

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