Bela Jenbach

Bela Jenbach, real name Béla Jacobowicz (1 April 1871 in Miskolc, Kingdom of Hungary – 21 January 1943 in Vienna) was an Austrian actor and operetta librettist of Hungarian origin.

Jenbach was of Jewish origin and the brother of the screenwriter Ida Jenbach. He was co-author of several well-known operetta libretti. Jenbach died in the Auersperg Sanatorium in Vienna and was buried in the Matzleinsdorf Protestant Cemetery.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 1, 1871 (Miskolc), Died January 21, 1943 (Vienna)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

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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  


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