Emmerich Kálmán—An Operetta Biography


Author: Stefan Frey
Translator: Alexander Butziger

This first-ever English-language biography of famed operetta composer Emmerich Kálmán traces his life from his early days in Hungary, to Vienna, to America, and, finally, back to Europe. Each of his works is discussed in great detail and in the context of the ever-changing world around him. Extensive appendices provide information on international premieres of his operettas, synopses of all his shows, and a detailed discography.