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Relationships of Daly, John

To explore the relationships between the various bohemian writers and artists who frequented Pfaff's bar, select a person or group, and then select a relationship type. This section of the site is currently under construction; new content is being added on a regular basis.

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Briggs, Charles Frederick (1804-1877)

Brougham, John (1810-1880)

Curtis, George William (1824-1892)

Curtis is listed as one of the few critics who "did justice to the drama" in reviewing Augustin Daly's Deborah.

Eytinge, Rose (1838-1911)

Fiske, Stephen Ryder (1840-1916)

Keene, Laura (1826-1873)

Performed in The Monkey Boy at Laura Keene's theater.

Menken, Adah Isaacs (1835-1868)

Wheeler, Andrew Carpenter (1835-1903)

After spending most of his career attacking Daly's work, A. C. Wheeler reversed his opinion about Daly.

Wood, Frank (1840-1864)

Daly was assisted by Frank Wood (for the play Taming the Butterfly), who wrote a burlesque, called Leah the Forsook that caught Daly's eye and led to their partnership.


Eytinge, Rose (1838-1911)

Refers to Augustin Daly as her "fast friend" for arranging the details of her voyage to Europe "in just twelve hours from the time I had settled to go."

Winter, William (1836-1917)

The friendship between Daly and William Winter during the 1880s and 1890s caused people to question Winter's "critical integrity and earned him the nickname of 'Daly's house poet.'"