Miriam Bibbero Johnson Biography
MIRIAM BIBBERO JOHNSON
FAMILY, PHILANTHROPY, FASHION
A BIOGRAPHY OF HULL’s ACTRESS-ENTERTAINER
1840 – 1947
In 1840 a small Jewish family emigrated from Posen, Prussia settling in Kingston Upon Hull.
100 years later their great-granddaughter Mira Bibbero Johnson was one of the most famous actresses in England carrying on the family tradition of charitable work in Yorkshire’s caring city of Hull.
Starting with the story of her famous great-uncle Marcus and her grandfather Barnett, Mira Johnson’s biography charts her electrifying career.
Her biography leads you through the Wireless Age to BBC Television, theater and the impact of her stage school from Victorian Britain to the end of World War II.
Owner of Hull’s exclusive fashion house the House of Mirelle her story is truly fashionable, a stylish glimpse into clothes and society from days gone by.
Told against an historic backdrop of theater, radio and film it’s an 100 year romp with all the twists and turns you’d expect from the life story of its characterful and creative pioneer.
Profits from the sale of this book will help preserve Mira Johnson’s legacy and that of her fashion house, the House of Mirelle.