Franz Lehar

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Hungarian composer of light operas (1870-1948)


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The hit tunes that Franz Lehar wrote for his friend Richard Tauber demand the full range of his voice, from hovering piano and sensual cantilena to a radiant Heldentenor.
Strangely, the music of the "Merry Widow" composed by Franz Lehar was Hitler's favourite.
The favourite composer in the genre here was Franz Lehar (in fact a native of nearby Komarno), as he was in Vienna as well.
Apart from The Merry Widow you don't hear much of the music of Franz Lehar (1870-1948) anymore, I suppose his brand of slightly schmaltzy romanticism has long since become pass6.
Although technically an operetta, with music by Franz Lehar, the production also features much dialogue written by Forman Brown.
British choreographer Ronald Hynd's ballet version of the Franz Lehar operetta The Merry Widow waltzes into Seattle for the first time to begin Pacific Northwest Ballet's twenty-ninth season with what Clive Barnes described as a "wonderful mix of vulgarity and gossamer charm.
Come see The Merry Widow by Franz Lehar delight audiences with romantic intrigues, intricate misunderstandings, and of course, a happy ending.
Johann Strauss frequently stayed in the town although Bad Ischl is best associated with the other great monarch of the waltz: Franz Lehar.
Except for a short scene in which the prince learns of the political unrest at home, the score is sweet and melodic, often sounding more like Franz Lehar than the Giordano we know.
This production with the eight piece European Orchestral Ensemble, tenor, baritone and two sopranos also included music from Franz Lehar and Ernst Lubitsch from the rather elegant world of operettas in 19th century Vienna.
ENJOY the music of Vienna, including works by Strauss, Schubert, Franz Lehar and others, in a lunchtime concert at Whitby Pavilion on Wednesday starting at 12.
Franz Lehar is represented by the "Gold and Silver" waltzes and the "Siren of the Dance" waltzes from The Merry Widow.
As a companion piece in the same series TELDEC have also issued The World of Operetta: Franz Lehar [3984-28406-2].
Since the label was founded in 1986, the Osnabruck, Germany-based company has filled many gaps with recordings of rarely performed repertoire such as the operas of Erich Korngold, the operettas of Franz Lehar and the orchestral works of Siegfried Wagner and Hans Pfiztner.