Davis, Richard Harding


Davis, Richard Harding
(1864-1916)
   Born in Philadelphia, the exuberant journalist and playwright earned the epithet "Beau Brummell of the Press." Renowned particularly as a war correspondent, he translated his experiences into short stories, which he then dramatized. Among his 20 or more plays to reach the stage were Soldiers of Fortune (1902), The Dictator (1904), and The Blackmailer (1912).

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  • Davis,Richard Harding — Davis, Richard Harding. 1864 1916. American writer whose vivid coverage of the Spanish American, Boer, and Russo Japanese wars established him as the leading correspondent of his day. * * * …   Universalium

  • Davis, Richard Harding — ▪ American author born April 18, 1864, Philadelphia, Pa., U.S. died April 11, 1916, Mount Kisco, N.Y., U.S.  U.S. author of romantic novels and short stories and the best known reporter of his generation.       Davis studied at Lehigh and Johns… …   Universalium

  • Davis, Richard Harding — (b. 1864)    American novelist, etc. Soldiers of Fortune, The Princess Aline, In the Fog, Captain Macklin, Real Soldiers of Fortune (1906), also books on his adventures in Venezuela, Cuba, South Africa, etc …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

  • Richard Harding Davis — Infobox Writer name = Richard Harding Davis imagesize = 125px caption = pseudonym = birthdate = birth date|1864|4|18 birthplace = Philadelphia, Pennsylvania deathdate = death date and age|1916|4|11|1863|4|18 deathplace = New York City, New York… …   Wikipedia

  • Richard Harding Davis — (1903) Richard Harding Davis (* 18. April 1864 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; † 11. April 1916 in Mount Kisco, New York) war ein US amerikanischer Schriftsteller, Journalist und Dramatik …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Davis, Rebecca Blaine Harding — ▪ American author née  Rebecca Blaine Harding  born June 24, 1831, Washington, Pa., U.S. died Sept. 29, 1910, Mount Kisco, N.Y.       American essayist and writer, remembered primarily for her story “Life in the Iron Mills,” which is considered a …   Universalium

  • Richard Davis (disambiguation) — Richard Davis (b. 1930), is an American double bass player.Richard Davis may also refer to: Richard *Richard Davis (techno artist), techno music pioneer *Richard Allen Davis (b. 1954), convicted American murderer *Richard C. Davis (b. 1963),… …   Wikipedia

  • Davis — ist ein häufiger Familienname. Er steht zum König David im Alten Testament, im allgemeinen mit einer patronymischen s Bildung zu dem häufigen Vornamen David, als Verkürzung aus Davids. Davis ist auch der Name einer Universitätsstadt in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Richard davis (homonymie) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Davis.  Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différentes personnes partageant un même nom. Richard Davis, contrebassiste américain né le 15 avril 1930 à Chicago, dans l …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Davis —   [ deɪvɪs],    1) Arthur Hoey, australischer Schriftsteller, Rudd, Steele.    2) Bette, eigentlich Ruth Elizabeth Davis, amerikanische Filmschauspielerin, * Lowell (Massachusetts) 5. 4. 1908, ✝ Paris 6. 10. 1989; Darstellerin schwieriger… …   Universal-Lexikon


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