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Arthur Hammerstein

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Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Oscar Hammerstein, I and Rosa 'Rose' Blau
Husband of Clair Hammerstein; Jean Allison Hammerstein and Dorothy Dalton
Ex-husband of Grace Weir Hammerstein
Father of Elaine Hammerstein
Brother of Harry Hammerstein; William Hammerstein and Edward Hammerstein
Half brother of Rose Tostevin and Stella Hammerstein

Occupation: Opera producer
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About Arthur Hammerstein

Opera producer, Arthur Hammerstein, was the son of the first Oscar Hammerstein. He began his theatrical career as his father's assistant and became a producer when his father, leaving the theatre to resume his work as an opera impresario, handed over the flourishing Naughty Marietta to him. Among his own noteworthy mountings were The Firefly (1912), High Jinks (1913), Katinka (1915), Wildflower (1923), Rose‐Marie (1924), Song of the Flame (1925), and Sweet Adeline (1929). In 1927 he built the Hammerstein Theatre, which he lost shortly thereafter in the Depression.

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Arthur Hammerstein's Timeline

1872
December 21, 1872
New York, New York, United States
1897
June 16, 1897
Age 24
Philadelphia, PA, USA
1955
October 12, 1955
Age 82