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 (bə-lăs′kō), David 1853-1931.
American theatrical producer, director, and playwright known for his realistic stage settings and innovative lighting effects. He owned a number of theaters, at which his best-known plays, such as The Girl of the Golden West (1905), were performed.
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(bəˈlæs koʊ)

David, 1854–1931, U.S. playwright and producer.
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