Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.

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Birthday
21, 1867
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Death Date
Jul 22, 1932 (65)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
21, 1867
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Death Date
Jul 22, 1932 (65)

About

Legendary Broadway producer and creator of the Ziegfeld Follies, a musical revue series popular during the early twentieth century. He later produced Show Boat, The Three Musketeers, and numerous other shows.

Before Fame

The first of his famous Ziegfeld Follies revues was performed in 1907.

Trivia

His Ziegfeld Follies productions included music by such legendary composers as George Gershwin, Jerome Kern, and Irving Berlin.

Family Life

He was married to Wizard of Oz actress Billie Burke from 1914 until his death in 1932. Previously, he had married and divorced Polish performer Anna Held.

Associated With

His stage spectaculars helped capture the attention of Eddie Cantor.