Bessie Bonehill

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Bessie Bonehill (17 February 1855 21 August 1902) was an English vaudeville singer, comic entertainer and male impersonator.[1] She toured widely in the United States in the 1890s, becoming "one of the most famous and wealthy entertainers of her day".[2]

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Bessie Bonehill
Background information
Birth nameBetsey Bonehill
Also known asBetsey Smith
Born(1855-02-17)17 February 1855
West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England
Died21 August 1902(1902-08-21) (aged 47)
Portsea, Portsmouth, England
Occupation(s)Singer, comic entertainer, male impersonator
Years active1860s–1901