Heron, Bijou

[At] the Union-Square, Miss Clara Morris and her company appeared opening in Miss Multon, and continuing her rèpertoire throughout the week. It was at the same theatre, ten years ago, that Miss Morris first produced Miss Multon. Miss Bijou Heron then made her first appearance on the stage in part of Jane, the little girl. … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

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At the Union-square Theatre Halliday’s Smike will be brought forward on Monday night, with Bijou Heron as the hero and Stoddart as Newman Noggs. The Era 5/20/1877. Print. Heron, The Era, 5/20/1877

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THE DRAMA IN AMERICA. WALLACK’S THEATRE—The sole novelty, if such it can be called, is a reproduction of the ancient play of Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Little Bijou Heron—a girl who will be hard of some day, should her mature years fulfil the promise of her dawn—played Eva, and lifted the part out of the general … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

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THE DRAMA IN AMERICA. Meantime Miss Bijou Heron, the precocious little daughter of Matilda Heron, has acted at [Wallack’s Theatre], in little comedy and farce, while Miss Minnie Palmer has come forth at the EAGLE, in burlesque. The Era 5/14/1876. Print. Heron, The Era, 5/14/1876

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AMUSEMENTS IN BOSTON (MASS.) HOWARD ATHENAEUM.—The programme this week includes Katy, the Hot Corn Girl, in which the clever child artist Bijou Heron and the popular Mr. J. B. Studely appear to advantage to crowded houses. The Era 1/9/1876. Print. Heron, The Era, 1/9/1876

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THE DRAMA IN AMERICA. One feature of the cast is the child of Matilda Heron, once famous as Camille. This little girl is a precocious elf, and has quite surprised the town by her mature ways and interesting peculiarities. The little Heron, it will be perceived, has a very fantastic name. The Era 5/10/1874. Print. … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

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INFANT PHENOMENA. BY LAWRENCE HUTTON. “So cunning and so young is wonderful.” — Richard III., ACT III., Scene I. Of all the children who have appeared upon the stage during the past twenty years, Bijou Heron unquestionably was the brightest and most promising. In face refined, intelligent and attractive, in voice pleasant and sympathetic, in … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

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MRS. HENRY MILLER, PRODUCER’S MOTHER Popular Actress in Her Youth and Noted Actor’s Widow—Her son, Gilbert, Is in London Mrs. [Bijou Heron] Miller, the daughter of Matilda Heron, an actress, was an actress herself. She retired from the stage after her marriage. She began her career in 1874 as a child, later playing Juliet at … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

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KEEP THE CHILDREN AT HOME. Mr. ELBRIDGE T. GERRY deserves the cordial support of all right-minded persons in which vigorous effort to prevent the promiscuous employment of infants in stage exhibitions. The theory of his work is right. Speaking in general terms, the stage is not a proper place for children of any age [. … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

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NOTES OF THE STAGE. Bijou Fernandez [. . .] has none of the strange gravity and keenness that distinguished the memorable performance by Bijou Heron in her childhood of Adrienne in “Monsieur Alphonse.” New York Times 6/8/1887: 4. Print.                            Heron, New York … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

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AMUSEMENTS. MISS MORRIS IN “RAYMONDE.” It will be remembered that this play of “Monsieur Alphonse” is not new to New-York play-goers. An adaptation of it was produced by Mr. Daly at the Fifth-Avenue Theatre about seven years ago, in which [. . .] Bijou Herron, who was then seen on the stage for the first time, … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

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NOTES FROM OVER THE SEA. LITERATURE, ART AND SOCIAL IN LONDON. Among the Americans was Bijou Heron, looking very fair and womanly in her pretty black dress. By the way, we noticed at this party more well-fitting, tasteful, and picturesque costumes than we had seen in any English gathering this season, owing, I suppose, to … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

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MATILDA HERON’S DAUGHTER. CHOOSING A GUARDIAN FOR “BIJOU”—SHE SELECTS MR. ALBERT M. PALMER TO ACT IN THAT CAPACITY—HER AMBITION TO BECOME A GREAT ACTRESS—LETTER FROM DION BOUCICAULT. During the latter part of Matilda Heron’s lifetime she became very solicitous about the guardianship of her daughter, Helen Wallace Stoepel, better known as “Bijou Heron,” whom she had … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

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LOCAL NOTES. The regular attachés of the Park Theatre have obtained permission from the management to occupy the house during two evenings for their benefit. They began their speculation last night, when Matilda Heron and her talented daughter Bijou gave a series of their striking character performances. New York Times 7/8/1876: 5. Print.  Heron, New … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

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UNION SQUARE THEATRE. This theatre will be REOPENED Monday evening, Dec. 11. On which occasion the marvelous drama, MISS MULTON, will be given with its exquisite scenes and extraordinary cast, including [. . .] Miss Bijou Heron [. . .]. New York Times 12/11/1876: 7. Print. Heron, New York Times, 12/11/1876, 7         … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

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PARK THEATRE. IN COMMEMORATION OF THE CENTENNIAL after careful preparation, a new version of UNCLE TOM’S CABIN with the celebrated artiste. The child actress, Bijou Heron as Eva. New York Times 5/23/1876: 7. Print. Heron, New York Times, 5/23/1876, 7

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DALY’S FIFTH AVENUE THEATRE: THIS (Tuesday) NIGHT. Nov. 10. and EVERY EVENING during the WEEK, will be acted for the first time by this company the ever-favorite play in three acts, by TOM TAYLOR and CHARLES READE, entitled MASKS AND FACES. Lysimachus by Bijou Herron. New York Times 11/10/1874: 7. Print.            … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

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DALY’S FIFTH AVENUE THEATRE NEXT SATURDAY EVENING, SEPT. 5. First time here of Webster and Sardou’s famous comedy of “THE FAST FAMILY,” and first appearance of [. . .] Bijou Heron. New York Times 9/1/1874: 7. Print.                               Heron, New York Times, 9/1/1874, … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

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DALY’S FIFTH AVENUE THEATRE, For the first time on any stage, a DRAMATIC EMBODIMENT in a series of LIVING TABLEAUX of the last and most exquisite poem by Henry W. Longfellow, entitled, THE HANGING OF THE CRANE, In seven pictures. The poem will be recited [. . .] and the pictures—framed within a background [. . .]—will be … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

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FIFTH AVENUE THEATRE. OLIVER TWIST. AN INSTANTANEOUS SENSATION. A TRIPLE ENCORE EVERY NIGHT. Every scene new! Every tableau new! And a cast and completeness never equaled!!! Bijou Heron as Oliver. Must interest was felt in the appearance of Bijou Heron as Oliver. The little artiste acted the part with quiet unconsciousness of the audience, and … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

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FIFTH AVENUE THEATRE. CHARLES DICKENS’ FAMOUS ROMANCE OF CITY LIFE OLIVER TWIST! OLIVER TWIST, the Parish Foundling . . . Bijou Heron. New York Times 5/19/1874: 7. Print.                 Heron, New York Times, 5/19/1874, 7

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FIFTH AVENUE THEATRE, EVERY NIGHT THE GREAT PLAY. MONSIEUR ALPHONSE!! ENTHUSIASM UNPRECEDENTED!! LAUGHTER AND TEARS THEATRE CROWDED TO THE DOORS. BIJOU HERON as ADRIENNE New York Times 4/27/1874: 7. Print.                          Heron, New York Times, 4/27/1874, 7  

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FIFTH AVENUE THEATRE. MONSIEUR ALPHONSE!! Bijou Herron, the remarkable child artiste, as ADRIENNE. New York Times 4/23/1874: 7. Print. Heron, New York Times, 4/23/1874, 7

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Robert August Stoepel, a well-known orchestral leader died at his residence in New York, on the 1st ult., in the arms of his daughter, Mrs. Henry Miller, known in the theatrical profession as Miss Bijou Heron. The Musical Times and Singing Class Circular 11/1/1887: 676. Print. Heron, The Musical Times and Singing Class Circular, 11/1/1887, 676

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SPEAK FOR STAGE CHILDREN Bijou Heron and Mrs. Ruth Litt Convince Woman’s Forum. Bijou Heron, the little girl who used to play Oliver in Dickens’s “Oliver Twist” a generation or more ago [. . .] came back yesterday morning and told the members of the Woman’s Forum at the Berkeley Lyceum how delightful it was … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

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[B]ijou Heron had been cried over by Clara Morris in her version of “East Lynne” and another play or two of that sort. She was still a young child when she acted Juliet in the “balcony scene” and on the stage of Daly’s. Fay Templeton, by the way, was the lisping Romeo. The Salt Lake Tribune 9/10/1911: 6. … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

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Agnes Miller is to be mentioned as a silent but graceful, picturesque and interesting debutante of the occasion, being the third child and only daughter of Henry Miller and his wife, who, as Bijou Heron, was a child actress in Augustin Daly’s company and, at the time, much talked about because of her own histrionic … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

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LASTING GRIP OF UNCLE TOM NO OTHER PLAY HAS A RECORD SO REMARKABLE. Bijou Heron succeeded Cordelia Howard as Eva, and Mrs. Fiske (Minnie Maddern) as a child played Eva many times. The Sun 12/19/1909: 10. Print. Heron, The Sun, 12/19/1909, 10

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Agnes Heron Miller, daughter of the Bijou Heron whom Augustin Daly made his protege, and granddaughter of Mathilda Heron, whose peculiarly American genius in acting Clara Morris’ resembled, made a debut as one of the silent saunterers. The Salt Lake Herald 4/25/1909: 6 Print. Heron, The Salt Lake Herald, 4/25/1909, 6

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Few persons, even her most intimate friends, know that Bijou Heron was christened Helena, and that Bijou is a pet name that she has been called since her babyhood. Los Angeles Herald 12/29/1907: 6. Print. Heron, Los Angeles Herald, 12/29/1907, 6

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A few weeks later, and under the direction of Augustin Daly, Miss Templeton appeared as Romeo to Bijou Heron’s (now Mrs. Henry Miller) Juliet. This performance was one of the sensations of the time. The St. Louis Republic, 9/8/1901: 2. Print. Heron, The St. Louis Republic, 9/8/1901, 2

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THE SLEEPING CAMILLE. Matilda Heron’s Unrivaled Reign on Two Continents. Matilda Heron’s last public appearance took place in April, 1876, at a performance of “Medea” for the benefit of her daughter. Shortly after this, during the initial performance of a pretty little play, in which Bijou took a minor part, the attention of the audience … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

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Bijou Heron, of “All the Comforts of Home” Company, is in every-day life Mrs. Henry Miller. She was the first and best of all the child Thespians. The Sunday Herald 1/25/1891: 3. Print. Heron, The Sunday Herald, 1/25/1891, 3

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And what becomes of the average stage children? Do you know most fondly exuberant mothers? They have no interest in the stage by the time they are adolescent, and continue their dramatic work because there is nothing else for them to do. There are exceptions, of course, notably in the case of Miss Minnie Maddern … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

Heron, Bijou

THE LOCAL STAGE. It would be of interest to all the lovers of the drama to visit the lobby of the People’s theatre, where hang the pictures of some of the founders of dramatic art in this country, whose shining lights which once shone so brightly in the eyes of our forefathers, have long since … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

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COMPOSER STOEPEL DEAD. Author of Many Operas, and for a Long Time Leader at Daly’s Theatre. During his stay at Wallack’s Mr. Stoepel married Matilde Heron, who was acknowledged to be the greatest Camille. The actress known as Bijou Heron is their daughter. Stoepel and his wife separated on account of incompatibility of temper. While … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

Heron, Bijou

THE ORIGINAL CAMILLE. The Last Melancholy Days in the Life of Matilda Heron. [Philadelphia Times.] Almost every theatre-goer will recall Matilda Heron and the abundant evidences she gave of her superior talent. While little Bijou Heron has followed her mother’s footsteps to the stage, she has given evidence of no such accomplishments as her mother … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

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Dion Boucicault is doing the “Colleen Bawn” at the Standard Theater, London. Bijou Heron is playing under her own name, Miss Stoepel. Public Ledger 9/24/1881. Print. Heron, Public Ledger, 9/24/1881

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Abroad. Bijou Heron has been engaged at the London Court theater for leading juveniles. The St. Paul Sunday Globe 11/20/1881. Print. Heron, The St. Paul Sunday Globe, 11/20/1881

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ACTORS ON THEIR TRAVELS. Bijou Heron is acting in London, under her own name of Miss Stoepel. New-York Daily Tribune 9/25/1881. Print. Heron, New-York Daily Tribune, 9/25/1881

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The beautiful and thrilling drama “Fanchon, the Cricket,” was presented. Miss Lula Walker was Fanchon and in this conversation we will say for one of her age, we have never seen anyone excel her. We can only liken her performance to that of little Bijou Heron, who created such a furor in New York, shortly after … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

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Little Bijou Heron is now in a convent in Paris, where her father means she shall remain until her body and mind mature. She is only 15 now. The Evening Star 1/4/1879. Print. Heron, The Evening Star, 1/4/1879

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Miss Bijou Heron, who is studying abroad, expects to return to the metropolitan stage in two years. Public Ledger 11/28/1878. Print. Heron, Public Ledger, 11/28/1878

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DRAMATIC REVIEW. EVENTS OF THE PAST SEASON CONTINUED. GRAND OPERA HOUSE. The Union Square company presented, on March 26, “Miss Multon.” The occasion was signalized by the reappearance of Miss Bijou Heron, who had not acted since her mother’s death. New-York Daily Tribune 8/10/1878: 7. Print. Heron, New-York Daily Tribune, 8/10/1878, 7  

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Grand Opera-house. The splendid company of the Union Square Theatre, New York, give two performances to-day. At the matinee, “The Two Orphans,” with a splendid cast, Maude Harrison and Bijou Heron as the “Two Orphans.” The Cincinnati Daily Star, 3/6/1878. Print. Heron, The Cincinnati Daily Star, 3/6/1878

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Matilda Heron and Her Bijou New York World.] When complimented upon her performance, she would say, alluding to Bijou: “Ah, she is the future greatest actress in the world. Wait till you see her, and that will be when I bring her out.” Indeed, her affection for her child amounted to a passion; she lived … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

Heron, Bijou

Matilda Heron’s “Bijou”  is in a fair way to make her fortune, God bless her! Public Ledger 6/19/1877. Print. Heron, Public Ledger, 6/19/1877

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METROPOLITAN NEWS. A week ago “Camille” was buried and since then there has been something of a wrangle over who should have guardianship of her orphan child “Bijou.” Her pet name of Bijou Heron is familiar to all theatre-goers everywhere, and to many others here, while that of Helen Stoepel sounds strange enough. Her great dread was, being sent to … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

Heron, Bijou

Matilda Heron, the Actress. Bijou Heron, her daughter, is now fifteen years old. Matilda used to say of her that “she is the future greatest actress of the world.” The child is graceful and good looking, but with a prematurely old and care-worn air and manner. This is due, no doubt, largely to the life of … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

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Miss Bijou Heron [. . .] is still in her fourteenth year, yet seems mature beyond her years. The National Republic, 3/25/1877. Print. Heron, The National Republic, 3/25/1877

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Bijou Heron has made a tremendous hit as “Smite” at the New York Union Square. The Cincinnati Daily Star 5/23/1877. Print. Heron, The Cincinnati Daily Star, 5/23/1877

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In 1857 [Matilda Agnes Heron] married Robert Stoepel, leader of the orchestra at Wallack’s, and was divorced from him in 1869. He squandered all her money and she left him to live in poverty and alone with her daughter, Bijou Heron, to whom she was devotedly attached and who she was carefully educating for the … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

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Mr. A. M. Palmer, of the Union Square theater, has received a letter from Mrs. Agnes Ethel Tracy, who is now in Italy, expressing her grief on learning the death of Matilda Heron, and offering to contribute $200 toward the erection of a monument over her grave, and also proposing to pay the expenses of … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

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MATILDA HERON. Death of the Once Favorite American Actress. Matilda Agnes Heron, the well known American actress, died at seven o’clock on the evening of the 7th inst. at her residence, No. 132 East Twenty-fifth street. Her death was a calm and peaceful one, and she passed from this world soon after blessing her only … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

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FACTS AND FANCIES. Bijou Heron and Mabel Leonard, who play the children in Miss Moulton, made Clara Morris a New Year’s present of their presents, and each received from her a ring. Public Ledger 1/17/1877. Print. Heron, Public Ledger, 1/17/1877

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Matilda Heron. Matilda Heron, the actress, who died at New York, on the 7th, had a hard life. She was an Irishwoman, and came to this country when a child. Her desire to go on the stage was a passion. Her friends urged her not to: she had neither voice, beauty, grace nor fervor, but … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

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ON THE JERSEY COAST. MANY GUESTS AT LONG BRANCH AND NEIGHBORING RESORTS. SUMMER AMUSEMENTS—COTTAGE AND HOTEL GUESTS—PERSONAL. Miss Bijou Heron, the popular young actress, has taken the old Morrison cottage, at Central and Webb aves., Ocean Grove, for the season. New-York Daily Tribune 6/19/1887: 16. Print. Heron, New-York Daily Tribune, 6/19/1887, 16

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BIJOU HERON’S NEW GUARDIAN. She Selects Mr. Albert M. Palmer—A Letter from Dion Boucicault. Bijou Heron, otherwise Helen Wallace Stoepel, the daughter of Matilda Heron, visited the Surrogate’s office yesterday. She was in deep mourning. Mr. James J. Traynor, who, at the request of Matilda Heron, on taking the guardianship of the daughter in 1873, expressed … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

Heron, Bijou

Morris’s Multon—The Reign of Fashion—The Rain of Sympathy—The Reine of Emotion. In the course of the act of the old maid, who pretends to hate children, gives a Christmas part to a score of poor boys and girls, and the sight of their happy faces decides Miss Mutton to accept the situation for the sake … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

Heron, Bijou

Matilda Heron played “Camille” and Bijou Heron appeared for the first time as “Meg” in Meg’s Diversion, Friday night at the Park theater, for the benefit of the attaches of the house. The great talents of the mother are unimpaired, and the daughter made a success in a new role that stamps her as one of … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

Heron, Bijou

Miss Bijou Heron has been performing in Boston, and the Gazette says “she fully sustained the reputation for precious talent of a high order that she earned for herself upon her former appearance here.” The Memphis Daily Appeal 1/2/1876. Print. Heron, The Memphis Daily Appeal, 1/2/1876

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Bijou Heron’s First Poem — NEW YORK, February 17.—Just as I had snugly settled myself in my dainty little den, to hold my usual chat with you, a young gentleman, a rising actor came in, his fine brown eyes dancing with humor, to show me a literary curiosity, and with considerable pomp laid on the … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

Heron, Bijou

Yesterday we promised our younger readers to tell them something about Bijou Heron. They can see her at the National this afternoon and in the evening too. Bijou was born in New York about twelve years ago, and is the only daughter of Matilda Heron, one of the most famous actresses of modern times. Her … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

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The National Theatre—Monsieur Alphonse. All young people will go to the vespertine at the National this afternoon to see Bijou Heron in Monsieur Alphonse. She is bright example, which should be placed before the eyes of all school-children, that, seeing what she has accomplished in the few years of her life, may excite in them … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

Heron, Bijou

THE THEATRES.—A good house greeted the second representation of “Monsieur Alphonse” last evening at the National Theater. The company is an excellent one, and the scenic effects add no little interest to the correct presentation of the exceedingly well conceived French plot of the play. Little Bijou Heron is a wonderful child, and our play-goers … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

Heron, Bijou

With Daly’s Fifth-avenue theatre company, which comes next week to play “Monsieur Alphonse” at the National, Bijou Heron makes her first appearance here. She is the gifted daughter of Matilda Heron, and though so young, has created a sensation in New York. The National Republican 11/19/1874. Print. Heron, The National Republican, 11/19/1874

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EVE-ANGELICAL CORNER. Matilda Heron’s daughter, Bijou, gives great promise of becoming an actress. The New North-West 6/6/1874. Print. Heron, The New North-West, 6/6/1874

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LITTLE BIJOU HERON The Little Prodigy and Her Strange Mother Yesterday I met little Bijou Heron, the child actress. I was so delighted with the sprightly little thing that I told her I wanted to come over to Second avenue and see her mamma. “Come,” said Bijou, “but maybe she will see you and maybe … Continue reading Heron, Bijou

Holman Family of Vocalists

The Holman Family of Juvenile Vocalists, under the title of “Our American Children” are to start on a professional tour in a few days under the management of Mr. Frank Edwards. New York Clipper 18 June 1859: 70. Print.

Howard, Cordelia

Business shows an upward tendency at the New Bowery since the Howard family commenced their engagement….The youthful Cordelia, as little Eva, is as gentle as of old, and dies as sweetly as the most critical could desire. New York Clipper 5 November 1859: 230. Print.

Hutchinson Family

The Hutchinson Family, consisting of Asa B., Lizzie C, and Little Freddy, were in Lebanon, N.H., last week.  Show business rather dull there. New York Clipper 12 November 1859. Print.

Hutchinson, (Little) Freddy

The Hutchinson Family, consisting of Asa B., Lizzie C, and Little Freddy, were in Lebanon, N.H., last week.  Show business rather dull there. New York Clipper 12 November 1859. Print.

Hutchinson, Lizzie C.

The Hutchinson Family, consisting of Asa B., Lizzie C, and Little Freddy, were in Lebanon, N.H., last week. Show business rather dull there. New York Clipper 12 November 1859. Print.

Holmes, (Little) Tommy

Commander Eddy, The Niblower, opened the dramatic term of twelve weeks at Niblow’s last Monday night, with Mr. Wm. E. Burton for first star.  The Commander has selected a fair, though cheap company, adequate for the support of stars, which will be all that will be required of it, most likely.  First, and best upon … Continue reading Holmes, (Little) Tommy

Hutchinson, (Little) Henry

The Hutchinson Family, with Mrs. Fannie, Little Henry and Miss Viola were lately at Providence, R. I. and notwithstanding the loss of Judson and Asa, are doing very good business. New York Clipper 26 March 1859: 391. Print.

Hollman, (Little) Julia

We have just brought to light another batch of prodigies—heretofore we have had infant drummers, infant fiddlers, infant eminent tragedians, infant comedians, etc. but we now have an infant opera troupe, called the “Hollman family.”  Comprising little Julia, ‘only four years old, and the smallest vocalist and pianist in the world;” “Miss Saibe [Sally/Sadie/], six … Continue reading Hollman, (Little) Julia

Hollman, Master Alfred

We have just brought to light another batch of prodigies—heretofore we have had infant drummers, infant fiddlers, infant eminent tragedians, infant comedians, etc. but we now have an infant opera troupe, called the “Hollman family.”  Comprising little Julia, ‘only four years old, and the smallest vocalist and pianist in the world;” “Miss Saibe [Sally/Sadie/], six … Continue reading Hollman, Master Alfred

Hollman, Master Benjamin

We have just brought to light another batch of prodigies—heretofore we have had infant drummers, infant fiddlers, infant eminent tragedians, infant comedians, etc. but we now have an infant opera troupe, called the “Hollman family.”  Comprising little Julia, ‘only four years old, and the smallest vocalist and pianist in the world;” “Miss Saibe [Sally/Sadie/], six … Continue reading Hollman, Master Benjamin

Hollman, Master John

We have just brought to light another batch of prodigies—heretofore we have had infant drummers, infant fiddlers, infant eminent tragedians, infant comedians, etc. but we now have an infant opera troupe, called the “Hollman family.”  Comprising little Julia, ‘only four years old, and the smallest vocalist and pianist in the world;” “Miss Saibe [Sally/Sadie/], six … Continue reading Hollman, Master John

Howard, (Little) Cordelia

Little Katy Hot Corn is beginning to make her mark at the National Theatre, where the play is performed on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday afternoons of each week.  Little Cordelia Howard, who has performed with such marked success as the character of Eva, in Uncle Tom’s Cabin, has very appropriately been assigned the part … Continue reading Howard, (Little) Cordelia

Howard, Cordelia

At the National Theatre, Little Cordelia Howard continues to please the throngs that flock to see her as “Eva” in “Uncle Tom’s Cabin.” New York Clipper 26 November 1853. Print

Howard, Cordelia

National Theatre The drama of Uncle Tom’s Cabin is the feature at the National Theatre, and still continues its popularity.  Little Cordelia Howard, notwithstanding that others of more mature years have attempted the character, is as yet unequalled in her delineation of Eva.  Those who have not seen the drama, as represented at the National, … Continue reading Howard, Cordelia