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Lowell Mason - The Singing Midget
The best man at the wedding was George Washington Morrison "Commodore" Nutt , another dwarf performer in Barnum's employ. Stratton's first performances in New York marked a turning point in the history of freak show entertainment. The couple stood atop a grand piano at the reception to greet some 10, guests. Apart from this, he was a completely normal, healthy child, with several siblings who were of average size. The tour was a huge success, with crowds mobbing him wherever he went. Help Learn to edit Community portal Recent changes Upload file.
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His base of operations was from his home in southeastern Oklahoma, where he was a deputy sheriff for Pushmataha County. For one thing, I'm not a fan of gospel music. I'll admit that I was a little afraid of it. Mason said, "My folks used to put me on a Greyhound bus, I'd travel somewhere, someone would meet me at the other end of the line, I'd go and sing, then that same person would put me back on the bus and send me home. For example, Stratton was noted to be clever in his acts.
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Description: More than 71 people died, but Tom and Lavinia were saved by their manager, Sylvester Bleeker. X-rays were not discovered until , 12 years after Stratton's death, and the medical techniques of the day were unable to ascertain the pathology if any underlying his diminutive size. Mason's singing career began at the tender age of nine, when his father, a minister, would send him out to churches and revival meetings across the southern and mid-western United States. Nineteenth Century Theatre and Film.