b. Apatin (Hungary), Nov. 2, 1892, d. Hamburg (Germany), May 6, 1960, composer. From 1928 and in the 1930s his operetta compositions and incidental music for films and plays were highly successful. Worked with F. Lehár ("Friederike", "Land des Laechelns") and the librettists F. Beda-Loehner and A. Gruenwald. Emigrated to the USA in 1933, where he lived until 1958.
Works#Viktoria und ihr Husar, 1930; Die Blume von Hawaii, 1932; Ball im Savoy, 1934; Maerchen im Grand-Hotel, 1934; Dschainah, 1935; Roxy und ihr Wunderteam, 1937.