Gabrielle Ray

'Gabrielle Ray said, 'I am always dancing; I love it! When I don't dance, I sing. What else is there to do?'

Vera Neville – The Merry Widow – The Globe and Traveller – Friday 7th August 1908

 

DALY’S THEATRE.

TONIGHT, at 5.15, THE MERRY WIDOW. Messrs. Talleur Andrews, Lennox Pawle, Fred Kaye, Leslie Holland, Ralph Roberts, Foster, O’Connor, Joseph Coyne and George Graves; Mesdames Alma Griffiths, Vera Neville, Glyn, LeGrand, Hobson, Desmond, Lindsey, Welch, and Lily Elsie.

The Globe – Friday 7th August 1908

 

Peter Graves (1911-1994) began his career in Ivor Novello musicals, where he met his wife Vanessa Lee (1920-1992).

In a Gazette interview, Peter Graves said his mother, Vera Neville understudied Gabrielle Ray as Frou Frou in the original 1907 London version of the musical.

Vera Neville

Peter Graves (8th Lord Graves, Baron of Gravesend)

 

 

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The Merry Widow (Rotary 4869 B)

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Amy Webster – 1907

Amy Webster – The Merry Widow – The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News – Saturday 15th June 1907

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Gabrielle Ray – The Merry Widow – The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News – Saturday 31st October 1908

Gabrielle Ray (Aristophot E.1663)

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Gabrielle Ray – The Merry Widow – The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News – Saturday 11th April 1908

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Gabrielle Ray – The Merry Widow – The Illustrated Sporting & Dramatic News – Saturday 5th October 1907

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Gabrielle Ray – The Merry Widow – The Illustrated Sporting & Dramatic News – Saturday 1st February 1908

The Merry Widow – The Play Pictorial

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Gabrielle Ray – The Merry Widow – The Sketch – Wednesday 3rd March 1909

The Merry Widow (Rotary 11420 V)

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The Merry Widow (Rotary 4869 N)

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The Merry Widow – The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News – 6th March 1909

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