- Peabody, Josephine Preston
- (1874-1922)Born in New York, the lifelong poet attended Radcliffe and, after studying with William Vaughn Moody, turned to playwriting. Her major success, The Piper (1911), was, like all of her dramatic works, written in blank verse with romantic settings. Other Peabody plays, often produced by little theatres, include The Wayfarers (1898),Marlowe (1901), The Wolf of Gubbio (1913), and Portrait of Mrs. W. (1922).
The Historical Dictionary of the American Theater. James Fisher.
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