Richard Genée


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(b Danzig, 1823; d Baden, 1895). Ger. composer and conductor. Th. cond. in various cities 1847–67; cond. at Theater an der Wien, Vienna, 1868–78. Comp. over a dozen operettas, librettist of others incl. Die Fledermaus. Collab. with F. Zell (Camillo Walzel) on operettas for Suppé and Millöcker.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Music.

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