Bolton, Guy (Reginald)


Bolton, Guy (Reginald)
born Nov. 23, 1884, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, Eng.
died Sept. 5, 1979, London

British-born U.S. playwright and librettist.

The son of American parents, Bolton studied architecture before he began writing plays. His first play appeared on Broadway in 1911, but it was not until he began contributing to Broadway musicals that his fame spread. In collaboration with P.G. Wodehouse and others, he wrote dozens of scripts scored by composers such as Jerome Kern (Oh, Boy!, 1917), George Gershwin (Lady, Be Good!, 1924; Girl Crazy, 1930), and Cole Porter (Anything Goes, 1934).

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  • Bolton, Guy — (1884 1979)    Guy Reginald Bolton was born in England to American parents and studied architecture before beginning a playwriting career. Collaborating with George M. Cohan and George Middleton on Hit the Trail Holliday (1915), Bolton had his… …   The Historical Dictionary of the American Theater

  • Guy — /guy/; Fr. /gee/, n. a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning woods. * * * (as used in expressions) Bolton Guy Reginald Burgess Guy Francis de Moncy Dorchester of Dorchester Guy Carleton 1st Baron Fawkes Guy Guy Blaché Alice Alice Guy… …   Universalium

  • Reginald — /rej euh neuhld/, n. a male given name: from an Old English word meaning counsel and rule. * * * (as used in expressions) Bolton Guy Reginald Hall Sir Peter Reginald Frederick Reginald Carey Harrison Reginald Martinez Jackson Reginald Kenneth… …   Universalium

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  • guy — guy1 /guy/, n., v., guyed, guying. n. 1. Informal. a man or boy; fellow: He s a nice guy. 2. Usually, guys. Informal. persons of either sex; people: Could one of you guys help me with this? 3. Chiefly Brit. Slang. a grotesquely dressed person. 4 …   Universalium

  • Guy — (as used in expressions) Bolton, Guy (Reginald) Burgess, Guy (Francis de Moncy) Dorchester (de Dorchester), Guy Carleton, 1 barón Fawkes, Guy Guy Blaché, Alice Alice Guy Lombardo, Guy (Albert) Maupassant, (Henry René Albert) Guy de Mollet, Guy… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Guy Bolton — Guy Reginald Bolton (November 23, 1884 September 6, 1979) was a British American playwright and writer of musical comedies.Born Guy Reginald Bolton to American parents in Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, England, Bolton studied architecture before… …   Wikipedia

  • Guy Bolton — Guy Reginald Bolton (* 23. November 1884 in Broxbourne (Hertfordshire), England; † 5. September 1979 in London) war ein amerikanischer Dramatiker. Guy Bolton wurde als Sohn einer wohlhabenden amerikanischen Familie aus Delaware in England geboren …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Guy Bolton — Guy Reginald Bolton (23 novembre 1884 à Broxbourne – 4 septembre 1979 à Londres) est un dramaturge britannique américain et auteur de comédies musicales. Catégories : Dramaturge américainNaissance en 1884Décès en 1979Naissance en Angleterre …   Wikipédia en Français


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