Henry Irving and Bram Stoker enjoyed a relationship which patently worked. . but let me here and now stamp firmly on the notion that Bram was a closet gay. what Sir Henry would do without this Trojan whose ubiquity is astounding.'.
Abraham "Bram" Stoker (8 November 1847 – 20 April 1912) was an Irish author, best known today for his 1897 Gothic novel Dracula. During his lifetime, he was better known as the personal assistant of actor Sir Henry Irving, and In 1878 Stoker married Florence Balcombe, daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel James.
Henry Irving was born in 1838 and died in 1905. The book I wanted to write on this very remarkable being, I wanted to be perfect. This is far from perfect, still it is .
Oct 26, 2016 and homosexuality — all of them neatly tied together in the downfall of Sir Henry Irving, for whom Stoker worked as manager of the Lyceum.
We regret to announce that Sir Henry Irving died suddenly at Bradford last night. .. in his hands became too little merry a person for the gay and witty bachelor.