Ernst Wehlisch

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 1875 (Vienna), Died 1941 (Vienna)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1931

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Gramophone 0D679 10-in. 11/19/1931 Wenn die Garde aufmarschiert Marek Weber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal lyricist  
Gramophone 0D685 10-in. 11/24/1931 Du bist das Liebste Marek Weber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal lyricist  
Gramophone 0D686 10-in. 11/4/1931 Es ist besser so Marek Weber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Wehlisch, Ernst," accessed May 30, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/359864.

Wehlisch, Ernst. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 30, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/359864.

"Wehlisch, Ernst." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 30 May 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/359864

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