Florenz Ziegfeld


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Noun1.Florenz Ziegfeld - United States theatrical producer noted for a series of extravagant revues known as the Ziegfeld Follies (1869-1932)
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1932: Florenz Ziegfeld, the US impresario famed for his girls and staircases in his Follies shows, died.
1932: Florenz Ziegfeld, pictured right, the US impresario famed for his girls and staircases in his Follies shows, died.
Prince George JULY 22 1932: Florenz Ziegfeld, the US impresario famed for his girls and staircases in his Follies shows, died.
The nominees who did not make the top 10 were Broncho Billy Anderson, the Chess brothers, Del Close, Katherine Dunham, Bob Fosse, Chester Gould, Oscar Micheaux, William Paley, Elzie Segar, Hal Wallis and Florenz Ziegfeld.
Soon he was painting portraits of dancers for New York's richer and more famous follies, Florenz Ziegfeld's.
Scott Fitzgerald; entertainers Fred Astaire, Florenz Ziegfeld Jr., Billie Burke, and Will Rogers; composers George Gershwin and Meredith Willson; actors Rudolph Valentino and Charlie Chaplin, and many others.
In the early 1920's Hansburg brought his pogo stick to his friend, Florenz Ziegfeld of the world-famous Ziegfeld Follies.
When told that Irish linen petticoats for Follies dancers were far more expensive than plain cotton, Florenz Ziegfeld replied: "I know, but Irish linen does something to their walk and remember, they are Ziegfeld Girls!"
Florenz Ziegfeld hired Will Vodery, who did the vocal arrangements and some of the orchestrations for Shuffle Along, to come and work for him at the Follies, and then in turn he did the vocal orchestrations for Show Boat.
In homage to Florenz Ziegfeld and his original circa 1927 theater, which was subsequently replaced by the current venue in 1969, the decor will be designed in an art-deco inspired style by the project's architect Richard Bloch.
Broadway producer Florenz Ziegfeld reviews his life from a heavenly perspective 1945 ***
"They're supposed to laugh at you," shrugs Florenz Ziegfeld from the director's booth.