Victor Léon, also Viktor Léon (born Victor Hirschfeld; 4 January 1858, Szenic, Nyitra County, Kingdom of Hungary, Austrian Empire (today Senica, Slovakia) – 3 February 1940, Vienna) was a well-known Jewish Austrian-Hungarian librettist. He collaborated with Leo Stein to produce the libretto of Franz Lehár's romantic operetta The Merry Widow (Die lustige Witwe).
Birth and Death Data: Born January 4th, 1858 (Senica), Died February 3rd, 1940 (Vienna)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922 - 1924
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, composer
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|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|
|OKeh||S-70896||10-in.||Oct. 1922||Turtle dove||Hotel Pennsylvania Orchestra ; Vincent Lopez||Jazz/dance band||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Léon, Victor," accessed October 18, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103092.
Léon, Victor. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 18, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103092.
"Léon, Victor." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 18 October 2021.
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