Scrapbook of clippings, telegrams and letters, 1906.

Collection Data

Philipp, Adolf, 1864-1936 (Collector)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1906
Library locations
Billy Rose Theatre Division
Shelf locator: *T-Mss 1997-017
Philipp, Adolf, 1864-1936
Content: Adolf Philipp, playwright, actor, producer and composer, was born in Hamburg, Germany and ran away at the age of fourteen to go on the stage. He came to New York as a tenor and soon founded his own theater producing shows in both German and English. A comedian, Philipp usually appeared in his own productions. His biggest success was the operetta, ALMA, WHERE DO YOU LIVE? (1909). As an author he used various pen names including Paul Herve and Jean Briquet.
Content: Collection consists of clippings, telegrams and letters all commemorating Philipp's 25th anniversary actor's jubilee, February 19, 1906 in Berlin. At this time he wasoperating the Deutsch-Amerikanisches Theater which he had founded in Berlin with his brother Paul in 1904.
Physical Description
Extent: Original: .4 lin. ft. (1 volume in a box) Copy: 1 reel of microfilm.
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13116038
Barcode: 33433071458271
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f44ad4f0-c606-012f-9322-58d385a7bc34
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