Thursday, January 1, 2009

1901: Florodora maidens “Play Water Polo”.

Extract from “Evening World” of Tuesday August 17th 1901, announcing a Water Polo game of the famous (at the time) Florodora musical sextet. The game took place at the Yorkville Baths, New York on August 18th 1901.
famous double sextet, “Tell me pretty Maiden”, became the most successful show tune of its time.
Source: Evening World, August 17th 1901