Bendall, Ernest A. (M)

b. 1846. d. 1924.
Poet, journalist, drama critic, and examiner of plays. Pseudonym: “Almaviva.” Drama critic for the *Observer*, *The London Figaro*, and *Daily Mail*. Examiner of plays at the Lord Chamberlain’s office (1913-1920). Biographical information: *Wellesley Index*; T. J. Carty, *A Dictionary of Literary Pseudonyms in the English Language*, 2nd edition, Routledge, 2014; *Wikipedia*, <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Licensing_Act_1737> (1 November 2021); *National Archives*, <https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/63c43096-23e4-40eb-a2a1-d7a0d5f57a23> (1 November 2021). (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Auto da Fe 1871-06-01 The Dark Blue Poet 178