Paul Kester


Paul Kester

Infobox Person
name = Paul Kester


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birth_date = ca. 1870
birth_place = Delaware, Ohio
death_date = June 21, 1933
death_place = Lake Mohegan, New York
occupation = Playwright
spouse = none
parents = Franklin Cooley Kester and Harriet Watkins Kester (cofounder of Cleveland School of Art, died 1926)
children = none

Paul Kester (ca. 1870 - June 21, 1933) was a U.S. playwright.

He was the younger brother of Vaughan Kester and a cousin of William Dean Howells.

For much of his life, he lived in Gunston Hall.

Kester died at the age of 63 from thrombosis.

Plays

* "Countess Roudine" (1892)
* "Eugene Aram" (1896)
* "Sweet Nell of Drury Lane" (1901)
* "When Knighthood Was in Flower" (1901)
* "The Cavalier" (1902)
* "Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall" (1903)
* "Friend Hannah" (1906)
* "Don Quixote" (1908)
* "The Woman of Bronze" (1920)

Novels

* "The Course of True Love"
* "His Own Country"

External links

* [http://www.ibdb.com/person.asp?id=8050 Play list]
* [http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?_r=1&res=9E0CEEDB1F3CEF33A25753C3A9679C946397D6CF&oref=slogin "Three Mark Twain Plays"] by Paul Kester (New York Times, January 30, 1902)

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NAME=Kester, Paul
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SHORT DESCRIPTION=U.S. playwright
DATE OF BIRTH=ca. 1870
PLACE OF BIRTH=Delaware, Ohio
DATE OF DEATH=June 21, 1933
PLACE OF DEATH=Lake Mohegan, New York


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