Rosse, Herman, 1887-1965

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Although born in The Hague, Herman Rosse studied at the Kensington College of Art in London and Stanford University in California. He created over 200 sets for stage and film including those for the Greenwich Village follies, the Ziegfeld follies and many for the Chicago Opera Company.

From the guide to the Herman Rosse set and costume designs for the Greenwich Village follies [graphic], between 1920 and 1925, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.)

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creatorOf Herman Rosse set and costume designs for the Greenwich Village follies [graphic], between 1920 and 1925 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf ROSSE, HERMAN. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
creatorOf Rameau, Hans, 1901-1980. Pension Fortuna : Drehbuch / ein Film von Hans Rameau ; nach Motiven aus dem Bühnenstück von Eureinoff "Die Komödie des Glücks". Williams College, Sawyer Library
referencedIn Henry Varnum Poor scrapbook, 1905-1911 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Rosse, Hermann : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Rosse, Herman, 1887-1965. [Brochures on the lighting of stages and theaters], 1910-1919. Williams College, Sawyer Library
referencedIn Poor, Henry Varnum, 1887-1970. Henry Varnum Poor scrapbook, 1905-1911. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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associatedWith Allgemeine Elektricitäts-Gesellschaft (Germany). corporateBody
associatedWith Behrens, Peter, 1868-1940. person
associatedWith Poor, Henry Varnum, 1887-1970. person
associatedWith Rameau, Hans, 1901-1980. person
associatedWith Siemens-Schuckertwerke corporateBody
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Stage lighting--Specifications
Theaters--Lighting
Costume design--New York (State)--New York
Theaters--Electric equipment--Catalogs
Theaters--Lighting--Law and legislation
Costume designers--United States
Drawings
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Set designers
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Birth 1887-01-01

Death 1965-04-13

German,

Dutch; Flemish

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