1865-1940 [née Beatrice Stella Tanner; Mrs. Patrick Campbell]; distinguished English actress and beauty; friend
of G. B. Shaw; wrote My Life and Some Letters (London: Hutchinson
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Alan Dent, Mrs Patrick Campbell (London: Museum Press 1961).
Allardyce (Nineenth-century British Drama, ), p.52, cites My Life and Some Letters (1911) [under Shaw].
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W. B. Yeats wrote to her admiringly in 1901, To be impassioned and yet
have a perfect self-possession, to have a precision so absolute that the
slightest inflection of the voice, the slightest rhythm of sound or emotion
plucks the heart strings. (Nov. 1901; Letters, ed., Hone, 360; Flannery,
Bio-data: b. 9 Feb. 1865 Kensington, London, Middlesex, England, UK; died May 10, 1940 Pau, France (supplied by Grace E. Jacobs.)