Cooper, Walter

First Australian writer to craft sensation melodrama with comic characters speaking rich slang. Three of his plays were produced in the United States of America which made Cooper the first Australian dramatist performed abroad.

Milestone
Born
Liverpool, Sydney
06 Jul 1842
Died
Sydney
26 Jul 1880
Buried
28 Jul 1880
Name
Birth
Cooper, Walter Hampson
Occupation
Position
1866 - 1873
1868
01 Dec 1873 - 22 Jan 1874