Autograph signature on mount below vintage postcard photograph of characters from the composer's operetta "Ein Walzeertraum." Oscar STRAUS.

Autograph signature on mount below vintage postcard photograph of characters from the composer's operetta "Ein Walzeertraum."

Overall size 212 x 274 mm., image size 1236 x 85 mm., within borders ruled in black. Laid down to card mount.

Very slightly worn.

Ein Walzertraum, to a libretto by F. Dörmann and L. Jacobson after H. Müller's Das Buch der Abenteuer, was first performed in Vienna on March 2, 1907

"[It] rivalled Die lustige Witwe in popularity and first brought Straus international success." Andrew Lamb in Grove Music Online

Straus, an Austrian composer and conductor, quite well-known for his operettas and salon music, studied with Grädener on the recommendation of Brahms and then went to Berlin in 1891 as a pupil of Bruch. ["He] composed much cheerful, lilting music in the Viennese operetta style, eminently piquant and charming..." Andrew Lamb in Grove Music Online. Item #30818

Price: $75.00  other currencies

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