Belasco, David

Born: Jul 25, 1853 AD
Died: 1931 AD, at 77 years of age.

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.




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