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Lumley v. Wagner
Citation:1 De. G.M. & G. 604, 42 Eng. Rep. 687 (1852).
ProfessorMelissa A. Hale
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Lumley operated Her Majesty’s Theatre. Lumley engaged Wagner to sing exclusively at the Theatre for a three month season. However, Frederick Gye, who ran a rival company (Covent Garden), persuaded Wagner to breach her contract and sing at Covent Garden during that time instead.
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