Carlin

Definition

Theater

  • Nickname of the Italian actor Carlo Bertinazzi (1713 - 83),who in 1741 joined the Comédie-Italienne at the Hôtelde Bourgogne, Paris, succeeding Tommaso Vicentini (1682 - 1739)in the role of Arlequin. One of the few Italian actors still performingwith the company at that time, he has been called the last great Arlequin.His admirers included David Garrick.
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