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Hannah Brand, who was active at the end of the eighteenth century, was a mediocre poet but a remarkable, unconventional playwright who produced tragedy, comedy, and translation.
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19 November 1754 HB was born in Norwich, the youngest of her family; she was christened six days later at St Peter Mancroft in Norwich. Bibliographic Citation link.
About 14 February 1786 HB wrote the poetic Valentine for her sister Mary which she later printed first in her collected volume. Bibliographic Citation link.
7 April 1791 HB's tragedy "Huniades; or, The Siege of Belgrade" was performed at Norwich's Theatre Royal. Bibliographic Citation link.
March 1821 HB died in her late sixties; her sister Mary survived her by five years. Bibliographic Citation link.
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