By: Joseph Jacobs
English author and dramatist; born in London about 1870; educated at the City of London School and in Brussels. He began his career with a series of translations of Maeterlinck's works, all of which except the dramas he has translated from the French. Afterward turning his attention to the drama, he at first collaborated with Arthur Bourchier in producing "The Chili Widow" (1896), then wrote in rapid succession "The Cave of Illusion" (1900), "Arethusa" (1903), "A Marriage Has Been Arranged" (1904), and finally made a great success with "The Walls of Jericho," produced at the Garrick Theatre, London, Oct. 21, 1904.
- Who's Who, 1904.