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Dostal, Nico#

b. Korneuburg (Lower Austria), Nov. 27, 1895, d. Salzburg, Oct. 25, 1981. Successful operetta composer who at first wrote sacred music. Theatre orchestra director in Innsbruck, Salzburg and Berlin, where his "Clivia" (1933) was his first successful operetta. In Vienna and Salzburg from 1946, nephew of military band leader Hermann D. (1874-1930), who mainly composed short operettas.

Works#

Operettas: Clivia, 1933; Monika, 1937; Ungarische Hochzeit, 1939; Flucht ins Glueck, 1941; Manina, 1942; Zirkusblut, 1951; Doktor Eisenbart, 1952; Der dritte Wunsch, 1954. - Film soundtracks (Fiakerlied, 1936; Heimatland, 1939 and others).

Literature#

100 Jahre N. D., 1995.