|Title||Miss Pitt's Minuet. BC.44|
|Area||Uncertain, probably northern|
|Bibliography||Village Music project, Cooke, Benjamin|
|Notes|| Ann Pitt(1720-1799) was one of the most celebrated actresses of her|
day,amongst other roles creating Polly Peachum in the Beggar's Opera.
She last appeared on the stage in 1792. She had a daughter Harriet Pitt
who was a dancer at Covent Garden from Jan 1762-1768,and who changed
her stage name on marriage from "Miss Pitt" to "Mrs.Davenet" to
distinguish herself from her still working mother,.CGP
|Source||Benjamin Cooke MS.circa 1770, F.Kidson Coll.|
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