Pastor, Tony

(1835-1908)
   Antonio Pastor was born in New York and began performing as a child on the temperance circuit and as a child prodigy at P. T. Barnum's Museum in 1846. He also worked in minstrel shows and as a circus entertainer. Pastor opened his first theatre in New York in 1865 with the goal of making the variety stage family friendly. In 1881, Pastor built a large theatre on Fourteenth Street as a home to what he billed as vaudeville, a field in which he became known as a premiere producer. Pastor served as a participating master of ceremonies and was a significant force in nurturing performers, including George M. Cohan, Emma Carus, Maggie Cline, Nat C. Goodwin, Lillian Russell, and Joe Weber and Lew Fields, among many others.

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  • Pastor, Tony — orig. Antonio Pastor born May 28, 1837, New York, N.Y., U.S. died Aug. 26, 1908, Elmhurst, N.Y. U.S. impresario and comic singer. He appeared at P.T. Barnum s American Museum as a child prodigy and first performed in a variety show in 1861. After …   Universalium

  • Pastor, Tony — orig. Antonio Pastor (28 may. 1837, Nueva York, N.Y., EE.UU.–26 ago. 1908, Elmhurst, N.Y.). Empresario teatral y cantante cómico estadounidense. Su estreno escénico fue en el espectáculo del American Museum de P.T. Barnum como un niño prodigio, y …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Pastor — (Del lat. pastor .) ► sustantivo 1 GANADERÍA Persona que guarda, guía y apacienta el ganado: ■ el pastor condujo a las ovejas hasta el prado. ► sustantivo masculino 2 RELIGIÓN Prelado u otro eclesiástico que tiene feligreses: ■ el pastor… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • tony — /toh nee/, adj., tonier, toniest. Informal. high toned; stylish: a tony nightclub. [1875 80, Amer.; TONE + Y1] * * * (as used in expressions) Bennett Tony Blair Tony Curtis Tony Garnier Tony Kushner Tony Pastor Tony Richardson Tony Tony Awards *… …   Universalium

  • Tony — /toh nee/, n., pl. Tonys. one of a group of awards made annually by the American Theatre Wing, a professional school for the performing arts, for achievements in theatrical production and performance. [after the nickname of Antoinette Perry] /toh …   Universalium

  • Tony — (as used in expressions) Bennett, Tony Blair, Tony Curtis, Tony Garnier, Tony Kushner, Tony Pastor, Tony Richardson, Tony Tony, premios …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Tony Pastor — in den 1940er Jahren. Fotografie von William P. Gottlieb. Tony Pastor (* 26. Oktober 1907 in Middletown (Connecticut) als Antonio Pestritto; † 31. O …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pastor (Begriffsklärung) — Pastor steht für: Pastor, eine Bezeichnung für den Geistlichen einer evangelischen Kirche; am Niederrhein auch in der katholischen Kirche gebräuchlich. Pastor bonus (Guter Hirte), einen der ältesten Ehrentitel für Jesus Christus. Das Wort bezieht …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pastor (surname) — Pastor or Pastore is a surname that refers to: *Affonso Celso Pastore (b. 1939), Brazilian economist; past president of the Brazilian Central Bank *Amy Wynn Pastor (b. 1976), American reality show performer *Aurelio Pastor (contemporary),… …   Wikipedia

  • Tony Pastor (bandleader) — Tony Pastor (October 26, 1907 October 31, 1969) was an Italian American novelty singer and tenor saxophonist, who played tenor sax with John Cavallaro (1927), Irving Aaronson (1928 30), Austin Wylie (1930), Smith Ballew (1934), Joe Venuti,… …   Wikipedia

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