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Franz von Suppe
Birth: Apr. 18, 1819
Death: May 21, 1895

Composer. He was one of the founders of Viennese operetta, attaining a position in Austria comparable to that of Jacques Offenbach in France. Suppe wrote over 200 compositions for the stage, including 30 operettas, farces, and incidental music. Nearly all these works have slipped into oblivion, but some of their sparkling overtures have survived and remain popular as light music, especially "Morning, Noon and Night in Vienna" (1844), "Poet and Peasant" (1846), and "Light Cavalry" (1866). In the United States, Suppe's music is probably best known for its frequent appearance on the soundtracks of old Hollywood movies and cartoons. Suppe was born in Split, Dalmatia, of Italian and Belgian descent. His real name was Francesco Ezechiele Ermenegildo Suppe-Demelli. He spent most of his life in Vienna and was Kapellmeister of the prestigious Theatre an der Wien from 1845 to 1862. Suppe was also a noted vocalist and sang bass roles in some of his early operettas. (bio by: Bobb Edwards) 
Wien Stadt
Vienna (Wien), Austria
Plot: Group 32 A, Number 31
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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