Clyde Fitch

Clyde Fitch

Clyde Fitch, né William Clyde Fitch le 2 mai 1865 à Elmira (New York) et mort le 4 septembre 1909 à Châlons-en-Champagne, est un dramaturge américain[1].

On lui doit plus de soixante pièces de théâtre, dont trente-six originales, allant de comédies sociales et de farces au mélodrame et aux drames historiques. Sa première pièce "beau Brummel" en 1890 eut un réel succès.


  1. "Le dernier acte de Clyde Fitch" par Jean-Paul Barbier, le petit Catalaunien 2010

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