Leo Stein, born Leo Rosenstein (25 March 1861, Lemberg – 28 July 1921, Vienna, Austria) was a playwright and librettist of operettas in the latter part of the 19th and early 20th centuries, including works adapted for a number of Broadway productions.
Stein wrote libretti for Johann Strauss Jr, Franz Lehár, Emmerich Kálmán, and Oskar Nedbal. His collaboration with Viktor Léon contributed much to Lehár's success.
A selection of his works includes Wiener Blut (1899), Die lustige Witwe (1905), Der Graf von Luxemburg (1909) and Die Csárdásfürstin (1915).
Stein is buried at the Vienna Zentralfriedhof.
Birth and Death Data: Born February 23rd, 1861 (Lviv), Died July 28th, 1921 (Vienna)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922 - 1924
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-28227||10-in.||6/27/1923||Das Lied vom blauen Paradies||Angelo Lippich||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-30869||10-in.||9/29/1924||Vilja-Lied||Editha Fleischer||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||80230||10-in.||3/7/1922||Vilia||Gladys Rice||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||80261||10-in.||3/24/1922||Vilia||Margaret Romaine||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Stein, Leo," accessed October 18, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103091.
Stein, Leo. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 18, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103091.
"Stein, Leo." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 18 October 2021.
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