Florence Klotz Dies

Multiple Tony Award-winning costume designer Florence Klotz passed away last week at her home in Manhattan. Klotz was born October 28, 1920 in Brooklyn and achieved great success both on Broadway and in film.

Klotz began her career in 1951 as an assistant to Irene Sharaff, who designed the costumes for Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I.

She also worked with Jerome Robbins, designing costumes for Madama Butterfly for the Lyric Opera of Chicago and the film

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