Florenz Ziegfeld

Florenz Ziegfeld

Birth
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 22 Jul 1932 (aged 65)
Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Valhalla, Westchester County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 1361 · View Source
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Theatrical Producer. Created and produced the “Ziegfeld Follies,” which ran annually from 1907 until 1931 and showcased the works of such prominent composers as Irving Berlin, George Gershwin and Jerome Kern. The “Follies” also featured many performers including Fanny Brice, Ruth Etting, W. C. Fields, and Will Rogers. He had built in 1927, the 1600-seat Ziegfeld Theatre, located on the west side of Manhattan in New York, where he produced shows such as Rio Rita and Show Boat in 1927 and The Three Musketeers and Whoopee! in 1928. Member of the American Theater Hall of Fame.

Bio by: Emily E. Farley Smith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 31 Dec 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial 1361
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Florenz Ziegfeld (21 Mar 1867–22 Jul 1932), Find a Grave Memorial no. 1361, citing Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, Westchester County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .