Minor Player / Variety Act for the week ending
Saturday, 25 April 2009

Beatrice de Holthoir (fl. early 20th century),
'the popular diseuse,' translator and author

Beatrice de Holthoir

Beatrice de Holthoir

(photo: Hana, London, circa 1913)

'The portrait which appears above is that of Miss Beatrice de Holthoir, the popular diseuse, who gave a successful recital at the Ritz Hotel last Tuesday afternoon.'
(The Pelican, London, Wednesday, 4 June 1913, p. 4a)

Miss de Holthoir was also translator of Yvette Guilbert's memoirs The Song of My Life, published by Harrap, London, in 1929.

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