Knoblock, Edward


Knoblock, Edward
(1874-1945)
   Born Edward Knoblauch in New York City, the playwright graduated from Harvard in 1896 and went into acting to prepare himself to write plays. During his 40 years as a playwright, he was said to have been second only to Owen Davis in the number of his works that had been staged. Many of his plays were adapted from novels or foreign plays. Best known were The Faun and Kismet, both 1911 and both revived in later years, the latter starring Otis Skinner. Other plays by Knoblock include The Shulamite (1906), Milestones (1912), My Lady's Dress (1914), The Lullaby (1923), Simon Called Peter (1924), The Good Companions (1931), Evensong (1932). He became a British citizen in 1916.

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