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  • Elaine Hammerstein (1897 - 1948)
    Between 1915 and 1926, American actress Elaine Hammerstein appeared in many Hollywood melodramas and other films. The granddaughter of Oscar Hammerstein I and daughter of stage producer Arthur Hammer...
  • Gerberga of Gleiberg (c.970 - 1017)
    Gerberga of Gleiberg (c. 970 – aft. 1036) was a daughter of Herbert of Wetterau and Irmtrud of Avalgau (957 – 1020). She married Henry of Schweinfurt and had the following children: ...
  • Oscar Hammerstein, I (1848 - 1919)
    Oscar Hammerstein I was a businessman, theater impresario and composer in New York City. His passion for opera led him to open several opera houses, and he rekindled opera's popularity in America. He w...
  • Oscar Hammerstein, II (1895 - 1960)
    Perhaps the most influential lyricist and librettist of the American theater, Oscar Hammerstein II reversed the process of musical writing, writing the lyrics first and then the score. Major musicals f...

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