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Carey, Henry

Henry Carey, 1687–1743, English author. After the first collection of his poems appeared in 1713, he turned to writing for the stage. Primarily a writer of farce comedy, his greatest success was Chrononhotonthologos (1734), a burlesque on theatrical bombast. He is best remembered, however, for his songs, in particular the ballad "Sally in Our Alley."

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Carey, Henry

Carey, Henry (b ?Yorkshire, c.1690; d Clerkenwell, 1743). Eng. composer, poet, and playwright. Wrote successful burlesques of It. opera and cantatas between 1729 and 1737, several being perf. at Drury Lane. His songs incl. ‘Sally in our alley’ c.1715 (of which he also wrote the words).

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Carey, Henry

Carey, Henry. See Hunsdon, 1st Baron.

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