Charles J Klein (1867 - 1915)

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Birthplace: London, UK
Death: Died in Irish Channel
Managed by: Anne-Marie Healy-Kalishoek (C)
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Charles Klein

  • RMS Lusitania victim

Charles Klein (1867 – 1915), 48, was a British playwright and actor who moved to the United States in 1883. Among his most famous works is the libretto of John Philip Sousa’s El Capitan. Klein’s brothers included the composer Manuel Klein and the critic Herman Klein. Klein was traveling aboard Lusitania with Broadway impresario Charles Frohman and fellow playwright Justus Miles Forman. Klein was lost when the Lusitania was torpedoed and sunk on 7 May 1915.

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Charles Klein's Timeline

January 7, 1867
London, UK
April 24, 1888
Age 21
United States
July 10, 1888
Age 21
July 2, 1908
Age 41
May 15, 1915
Age 48
Irish Channel
Old Church Cemetery, County Cork, Ireland