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Lumley v. Gye
Citation:[1843-1860] All ER Rep 208.
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Lumley operated Her Majesty’s Theatre. Lumley engaged opera singer, Johanna Wagner, to sing for a three-month season exclusively for the Theatre. However, Gye who ran a rival company, the Covent Garden, persuaded Wagner to break her contract and sing at Covent Garden during that time instead.
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