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Relationships of Heron, Matilda

To explore the relationships between the various bohemian writers and artists who frequented Pfaff's bar, select a person or group, and then select a relationship type. This section of the site is currently under construction; new content is being added on a regular basis.

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Clapp, Henry Jr. (1814-1875)

Eytinge, Rose (1838-1911)

Wheeler, Andrew Carpenter (1835-1903)

Heron's emotional performance style was problematic for Andrew C. Wheeler. In a review of her career, he wrote that "She had no patience, no remorse, no wait in her. It was all impulse, mood, fever or chill."

Wilkins, Edward (Ned) G. P. (1829-1861)

Winter, William (1836-1917)

Winter remembers meeting Heron and calls her a "beautiful actress."


Keene, Laura (1826-1873)

On June 10, 1858, a fight took place between Keene and Heron during a performance of Mathilde.


Wallack's Lyceum

Heron performed the role of Marguerite Gautier in Alexandre Dumas' La Dame aux Camelias at Wallack's Theatre on January 22, 1857.

Odell makes note of Heron's appearances at Wallack's in 1856-57 season.