Ernst Welisch (27 February 1875 – 26 March 1941) was an Austrian playwright and theatre director. He is primarily known for the numerous operetta librettos that he wrote for composers such as Leo Fall, Jean Gilbert, Emmerich Kálmán, and Ralph Benatzky. Welisch was born in Vienna, but spent most of his career in Berlin. In the 1930s he returned to Vienna where he died shortly before the premiere of his last work, Venedig in Wien.
Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1875 (Vienna), Died January 1st, 1941
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1928
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BVE-32788||10-in.||7/22/1925||Wenn Du meine Tante siehst||Ivan Frank||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Gramophone||BK2706||10-in.||1/10/1928||Josef, ach Josef||Fritzi Massary ; Max Pallenberg||Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra||lyricist|
|Gramophone||BK2707||10-in.||1/10/1928||Im Liebesfalle||Fritzi Massary||Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Welisch, Ernst," accessed July 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105818.
Welisch, Ernst. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105818.
"Welisch, Ernst." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 July 2021.
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