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Daly, [John] Augustin

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Born: 1838 AD
Died: 1899 AD, at 60 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Dramatist, Managers

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US dramatist and theater manager

 

1838 - Born on the 20th of July in Plymouth, North Carolina.

 

1859 - He was dramatic critic for several New York papers and he adapted or wrote a number of plays.

 

1867 - Wrote Gaslight being his first success.

 

1869 - Became the manager of the Fifth Avenue Theatre.

 

Wrote plays "The Red Scarf" 1869, "Horizon" 1871.

 

1879 - He built and opened Daly's Theatre in New York.

 

1888 - He wrote Woffington: a Tribute to the Actress and the Woman.

 

1893 - Established Daly's Theatre in London.

 

1899 - John Augustin Daly died on 7th of June.

 

 

 

 


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