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John Luther Long

Long, John Luther, 1861–1927, American playwright, b. Hanover, Pa. In 1900, in collaboration with David Belasco, he dramatized his short story "Madame Butterfly" (1897), which Puccini later made (1906) into an opera. Belasco and Long also collaborated successfully on The Darling of the Gods (1902) and Adrea (1905).

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