Ziegfeld in reference to showgirls or stage revues, 1913, from Florenz Ziegfeld (1869-1932), U.S. theatrical producer, who staged annual "follies" from 1907-1931.

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  • Ziegfeld — [zig′feld΄] Florenz [flôr′ənz] 1869 1932; U.S. theatrical producer …   English World dictionary

  • Ziegfeld — Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. (* 21. März 1869 in Chicago; † 22. Juli 1932 in Hollywood) war ein US amerikanischer Theater und Filmproduzent. Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. war einer der bekanntesten Produzenten für aufwendige Bühneninszenierungen. Unter seinem… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ziegfeld — noun United States theatrical producer noted for a series of extravagant revues known as the Ziegfeld Follies (1869 1932) • Syn: ↑Flo Ziegfeld, ↑Florenz Ziegfeld • Instance Hypernyms: ↑theatrical producer …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ziegfeld — Zieg|feld, Flor|enz (1869 1932) a US theatre ↑producer who arranged a show every year from 1907 to 1931, called the Ziegfeld Follies. These shows contained singing, dancing, and jokes, and were famous for their beautiful dancers …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Ziegfeld — /ˈzigfild/ (say zeegfeeld), / fɛld/ (say feld) noun Florenz /ˈflɒrənz/ (say floruhnz), 1867–1932, US theatrical producer; noted for the Ziegfeld Follies, a series of annual revue spectaculars (1907–31) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Ziegfeld — biographical name Florenz 1869 1932 American theatrical producer …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Ziegfeld — /zig feld/, n. Florenz /flawr euhnz, flor /, 1867 1932, U.S. theatrical producer. * * * …   Universalium

  • Ziegfeld — Zieg•feld [[t]ˈzɪg fɛld[/t]] n. big Florenz, 1867–1932, U.S. theatrical producer …   From formal English to slang

  • Ziegfeld Follies — ➡ Ziegfeld * * * …   Universalium

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