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Bittner, Julius#

b. Vienna, April 9, 1874, d. Vienna, Jan. 9, 1939, composer of operas, full-time lawyer (judge and 1920-1922 civil servant in the Ministry of Justice); exponent of the late Romantic opera after R. Wagner; used Austrian and Alpine themes in his work; for his operas he often wrote the text himself. Numerous prizes and honours including the Raimund Prize 1918 and the Prize of the City of Vienna 1925; one of the most successful Austrian opera composers in the first half of the 20th century but forgotten after 1945.


Die rote Gred, 1907; Der Musikant, 1909; Der Bergsee, 1911; Der liebe Augustin, 1917; Die Kolhaymerin, 1921; Das Rosengaertlein, 1923; Das Veilchen, 1934.