Lynn Riggs

Lynn Riggs

Original Name Rollie
Claremore, Rogers County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 30 Jun 1954 (aged 54)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Claremore, Rogers County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 8591343 · View Source
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Author, Playwright. Most widely known as a playwright, he wrote many plays, most notably "Green Grow The Lilacs," based on his Oklahoma memories. Rodgers and Hammerstein later added dance and music and it opened on Broadway as "Oklahoma."

Bio by: Laura Jackson

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  • Originally Created by: Laura Jackson
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lynn Riggs (31 Aug 1899–30 Jun 1954), Find a Grave Memorial no. 8591343, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Claremore, Rogers County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .