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1871-1930 - Howley Place (Maida Vale) Actors & Theatre Comic actress Rosina Filippi was born in Bergamo in 1866. Her mother Paolina Vaneri was an opera singer of French origin. It is not clear where she 1865-1873 - Haymarket (Westminster) Actors & Jews & Music & Italy & place: London Actress and singer Selina Dolaro was born Selina Simmonds on 20 August 1849 in London into a Jewish family. Her father was a violinist and conductor 1787-1846 - Strand (Covent Garden) Actors & Theatre & Italy & place: Bologna Actor and dancer John Peter [Jack] Bologna was born in Italy in 1775. After arriving in England with his performing family in 1787, he made his 1713-1784 - Brydges Street (Covent Garden) Actors & Coffee and Tea Houses & Jews & Music & Pubs & Italy & place: Mantua Innkeeper Isaac [Issachar] Norsa was a Jew from Mantua who, in 1717, was living in Brydges Street, Covent Garden, where he co-owned the Green