Stuart, Leslie


Popular English Edwardian musical comedy composer, best known for 1899 international hit, “Floradora”


Autograph ID: 7188
Condition: Very good, mild toning at sides from past matting, mount remnants and a thin spot at corners
Description: “”Florodora” became one of the first successful 20th century Broadway musicals. The original 1899 London production ran for a very successful 455 performances. The 1900 New York production was even more popular, running for 552 performances. It was then produced throughout the English-speaking world and beyond. The show was famous for its double sextet and its chorus line of “Florodora Girls”.
ALS on 5 1/4 x 7 sheet, “The Palladium” (theater), London, June 12 1926, sending his autographed photo (not present).”
Type: Letter

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