Benson, L.C.(--)

Biographical Overview

Birth Date: exactly
Death Date: exactly

Notes

Troupe(s): Sable Harmonists



Role: “director”



Info: Our database lists Mr. L.C. Benson as the manager of the Sable Harmonists during their 1850-51 tour of Britain, for which we have identified dates ranging from November 27th of 1851, to December 11th, 1852. Other names mentioned in association with this troupe include Davis and Smith, while advertisements describe the troupe as comprised of “seven negroes”.


Alexis Butler

Troupe Affiliation

Troupe Name Event # of events
Sable Harmonists Minstrel 9

Events Naming Person

Event Date Location Troupe
Minstrel Show 1851-1851 Gothic Hall, London London (city-county) Sable Harmonists
Minstrel Show 1851-1851 Dee's Assembly Rooms, Birmingham Warwickshire Sable Harmonists
Minstrel Show 1851-1851 Corn Exchange, Birmingham, Birmingham Warwickshire Sable Harmonists
Burlesque 1851-1851 Corn Exchange, Birmingham, Birmingham Warwickshire Sable Harmonists
Minstrel Show 1852-1852 Music Hall, Liverpool, Liverpool Lancashire Sable Harmonists
Variety 1852-1852 Vauxhall Gardens, London London (city-county) Sable Harmonists
Variety 1852-1852 Vauxhall Gardens, London London (city-county) Sable Harmonists
Variety 1852-1852 Colosseum, Liverpool Lancashire Sable Harmonists
Variety 1852-1852 Colosseum, Liverpool Lancashire Sable Harmonists