Sir Oswald Stoll
Person Male Born 20/1/1866 Died 9/1/1942
Theatre manager impresario. Born Melbourne, Australia. Moved when young to England and helped his mother manage a music hall in Liverpool. Very successful and merged with his competitor to form the Stoll Moss Group, managing an Empire or Coliseum in most large towns. He arranged for his mother to make the first ticket sale in each new box office. Founder of the Royal Variety Performance in 1912. Died at home 33 Putney Hill.