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Belasco, David

Born: 1853 AD
Died: 1931 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Dramatist, Producers

American playwright, director and theatrical producer

1853 – Born on the 25th of July in San Francisco, California.

1882 – Belasco went to New York City where he worked as stage manager for the Madison Square Theater.

1885-1905 – Wrote plays "The Heart of Maryland" 1895, "Madame Butterfly" 1900, "The Girl of the Golden West" 1905.

1895 – He set himself up as an independent producer.

David Belasco was married to Cecilia Loverich for over fifty years; they had two daughters, Reina and Augusta.

1931 – He died on 25th of July in New York City and was interred in the Linden Hills Cemetery in Queens, New York.