- Flor·enz [flawr-uh nz, flor-] /ˈflɔr ənz, ˈflɒr-/, 1867–1932, U.S. theatrical producer.
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Examples from the Web for ziegfeld
Then there was theater life in midtown—the original Oscar Hammerstein Theater was there along with the Ziegfeld on 54th.When New York City Hit Its Stride
July 17, 2014
Mr. Ziegfeld never produced so fantastic and colorful a spectacle.Where the Strange Trails Go Down
E. Alexander Powell
A certain reserve and reticence is part of the Ziegfeld tradition.
As somebody or other has so aptly said, "It's great to be young and a Ziegfeld chorus girl."
They bloomed along the fence today like a Ziegfeld chorus on an outing.Biltmore Oswald
J. Thorne Smith, Jr.
Here, my dear pilgrims, is an entertainment to be squeezed between Ziegfeld's and the Winter Garden.Hints to Pilgrims
Charles Stephen Brooks
- Florenz (ˈflɒrənz). 1869–1932, US theatrical producer, noted for his series of extravagant revues (1907–31), known as the Ziegfeld Follies
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Word Origin and History for ziegfeld
in reference to showgirls or stage revues, 1913, from Florenz Ziegfeld (1869-1932), U.S. theatrical producer, who staged annual "follies" from 1907-1931.
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