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11 September 1854, The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), page 5

…The Hayes company’s arrival in Sydney on 10 September 1854 was announced in an article in The Sydney Morning Herald the following morning that mentioned Coulon favourably. After working with Hayes and Lewis Lavenu in 1854-55, he and Laglaise (recently arrived from the USA) toured with Anna Bishop and George Loder in 1856 as a member of their English Opera Company . A contemporary appreciation of Coulon in Australia appears in Frank Fowler’s Southern lights and shadows . In Melbourne on 13 April 1859, as reviewed in The Argus , he gave the first performance of Sidney Nelson’s new national song, Advance Australia (published the following month).…

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THEATRE ROYAL.

14 April 1859, The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), page 5

…The Hayes company’s arrival in Sydney on 10 September 1854 was announced in an article in The Sydney Morning Herald the following morning that mentioned Coulon favourably. After working with Hayes and Lewis Lavenu in 1854-55, he and Laglaise (recently arrived from the USA) toured with Anna Bishop and George Loder in 1856 as a member of their English Opera Company . A contemporary appreciation of Coulon in Australia appears in Frank Fowler’s Southern lights and shadows . In Melbourne on 13 April 1859, as reviewed in The Argus , he gave the first performance of Sidney Nelson’s new national song, Advance Australia (published the following month).…

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AMUSEMENTS.

17 March 1860, The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), page 1

…From July 1859, Coulon spent 8 months in Mauritius, returning to Melbourne in March 1860. He was in Sydney appearing in opera in June and July, and in Melbourne in October-November floated a scheme to form a European opera company for the colonies . (This account of his Australian career is, so far, only a STUB .)…

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AN OPERA COMPANY FOR THE COLONIES. (FROM THE MELBOURNE HERALD.)

5 November 1860, The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954), page 2

…From July 1859, Coulon spent 8 months in Mauritius, returning to Melbourne in March 1860. He was in Sydney appearing in opera in June and July, and in Melbourne in October-November floated a scheme to form a European opera company for the colonies . (This account of his Australian career is, so far, only a STUB .)…

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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 26, 1860.

26 December 1860, The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), page 4

…Coulon in Australia appears in Frank Fowler’s Southern lights and shadows . In Melbourne on 13 April 1859, as reviewed in The Argus , he gave the first performance of Sidney Nelson’s new national song, Advance Australia (published the following month). From July 1859, Coulon spent 8 months in Mauritius, returning to Melbourne in March 1860. He was in Sydney appearing in opera in June and July, and in Melbourne in October-November floated a scheme to form a European opera company for the colonies . (This account of his Australian career is, so far, only a STUB .) After Australia Coulon finally sailed from Melbourne for England on 26 December 1860. In May, as reported in the press, local supporters of his touring opera company scheme received a letter from him stating that he had:…

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MELBOURNE. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.] THAT the doom of the [?]

20 May 1861, The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), page 8

…Coulon finally sailed from Melbourne for England on 26 December 1860. In May, as reported in the press, local supporters of his touring opera company scheme received a letter from him stating that he had:…

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The Argus. PUBLISHED DAILY. SATURDAY, JANUARY 23, 1875.

23 January 1875, The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), page 6

…This obituary appeared in Melbourne ’ s The Argus (23 January 1875):…

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30 September 1854, Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer (NSW : 1845 - 1860), page 3

…At Hayes’s “Last grand concert” at the Royal Victoria Theatre on 30 September, under the musical direction of Lewis Lavenu, Coulon sang the French National Hymn La Marseillaise. He performed it widely. Following later Sydney performances in April 1855, on 10 May Woolcott & Clarke advertised their illustrated edition of the Marseillaise Hymn , arranged by M. Coulon, his only published work.…

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10 May 1855, The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), page 6

…At Hayes’s “Last grand concert” at the Royal Victoria Theatre on 30 September, under the musical direction of Lewis Lavenu, Coulon sang the French National Hymn La Marseillaise. He performed it widely. Following later Sydney performances in April 1855, on 10 May Woolcott & Clarke advertised their illustrated edition of the Marseillaise Hymn , arranged by M. Coulon, his only published work.…

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14 September 1853, The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), page 1

…1844-60): French dancing-master was in the ballet at London’s Her Majesty’s Theatre at the time, reputedly “introduced the Polka to England in 1844” (Coulon’s Hand-book; containing all the last new and fashionable dances (1860/1873), see also Coulon in A Biographical Dictionary of Actors ). A pianist, Miss or Mlle. Coulon , was active in London in the early 1850s, appearing for instance in 1851 at (her father?) Mr. E. Coulon’s rooms, Great Marlborough Street . Eugene is the Coulon celebrated in the titles of several dance prints with music by Jullien. In Sydney in September 1853, Henry Marsh published an Australian edition (lost) of Pop goes the weasel “With description of the Figures by COULON, and the Original Music ” (cf. extant 1853 US edition ).…