Sunday, March 27, 2011

Lehar, Franz

Franz Lehar(1870-1948), Hungarian composer and conductor, studied at the Prague Conservatory, leading Military band in Poland, Budapest and Vienna.
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He composed operettas, his "The Merry Widow" in 1905 brought worldwide fame. His music is a perfect reflection of the geity and frivolity characterizing Vienna of the time.

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