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David Belasco

David BelascoBorn: 25-Jul-1853
Birthplace: San Francisco, CA
Died: 14-May-1931
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Playwright, Theatre Producer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Madame Butterfly

Father: Abraham Humphrey (clown, Jewish)
Mother: Reina Martin Belasco (Roman Catholic)
Brother: Walter Belasco (actor, b. 1864, d. 21-Jun-1939)
Wife: Cecilia Loverich (m. 26-Aug-1873, d. 25-Dec-1926, two children)

Author of books:
The Theatre Through Its Stage Door (1919, memoir)

Wrote plays:
Hearts of Oak (1879)
The Girl I Left Behind Me (1893)
The Heart of Maryland (1895, Civil War melodrama)
Zaza (1899)
Madame Butterfly (1900)
Du Berry (1901)
The Music Master (1904)
The Girl of the Golden West (1905)
Lulu Belle (1926)

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