Vintage postcard photograph signed "Peter Kreuder" Peter Paul KREUDER.

Vintage postcard photograph signed "Peter Kreuder"

Attractive bust-length portrait of the distinguished German film composer published by Ross-Verlag. Ca. 148 x 106 mm.

Corners very slightly worn; minor biographical annotations in pencil to verso.

"After studying at musical academies in Munich and Hamburg [Kreuder] was musical director for Max Reinhardt's theatre in Berlin (1928–30) and for theatres in Munich (from 1930); he spent five years in South America (1945–50), conducting for radio, while still writing music for German films. In addition to a piano concerto, the operas Der Zerrissene (1940) and Der Postmeister (1966), several operettas and musicals, and music for over 150 films, Kreuder is known for numerous popular songs. He wrote two autobiographies, Schön war die Zeit (Munich, 1955) and Nur Puppen haben keine Tränen (Percha, 1971)." Grove Music Online.

Item #25447

Price: $85.00  other currencies

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