Heinrich Berté


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(b Galgócz, 1857; d Perchtoldsdorf, 1924). Austro-Hung. composér of ballets, notably Der Karneval in Venedig (Vienna, 1900), and operettas of which the best-known is Das Dreimäderlhaus (1916, Vienna) based on Schubert melodies and depicting (mainly fictitious) scenes from Schubert's life. Amer. version arr. Romberg prod. in 1921 as Blossom Time and Eng. version arr. G. H. Clutsam as Lilac Time (1922).

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