Franz Lehár

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Franz Lehár (30 April 1870 – 24 October 1948) was an Austro-Hungarian composer. He is mainly known for his operettas, of which the most successful and best known is The Merry Widow (Die lustige Witwe).

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1966 The Merry Widow, Highlights Franz Lehár; Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Lovro von Matačić 1
1985 Die lustige Witwe Franz Lehár; Philharmonia Orchestra and Chorus, Lovro von Matačić, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf 1
1988 Die lustige Witwe: Schwarzkopf, Gedda, Kunz conducted by Otto Ackermann Franz Lehár 1
1988 Operettenfestival: Classic Collection, Volume 3 Emmerich Kálmán, Franz Lehár; Orchester der Wiener Volksoper, Chor der Wiener Volksoper 1
1992 Die lustige Witwe / Suppé: Ouvertüren (Berliner Philharmoniker feat. conductor: Herbert von Karajan) Franz Lehár 1
1994 Der Graf von Luxemburg Franz Lehár; Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper, Symphonie-Orchester Graunke, Willy Mattes 1
1994 Giuditta Franz Lehár; Münchner Rundfunkorchester, Willy Mattes 1
1994 The Merry Widow (Wiener Philharmoniker & The Monteverdi Choir feat. conductor: John Eliot Gardiner) Franz Lehár 1
1996 Der Zarewitsch Lehár; Gedda, Streich, Friedauer, Reichart, Söhnker; Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper, Symphonie-Orchester Graunke; Mattes 1
1997 Das Land des Lächelns Franz Lehár; Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Münchner Rundfunkorchester, Willi Boskovsky 1
1997 Giuditta (Sung in English) Lehár; English Chamber Orchestra; Richard Bonynge 1
2000 Paganini Franz Lehár; Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper, Bayerisches Symphonie-Orchester, Willi Boskovsky 1
2000 Die lustige Witwe Franz Lehár 1
2002 Tatjana Franz Lehár; Rundfunkchor Berlin, Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, Michail Jurowski 1
2005 Zigeunerliebe Franz Lehár; NDR-Chor, NDR Radiophilharmonie, Frank Beermann 1
2007 Die blaue Mazur Franz Lehár; Singakademie Frankfurt, Brandenburgisches Staatsorchester Frankfurt, Frank Beermann 1
2008 Das Land des Lächelns Franz Lehár 1
Der Graf von Luxemburg Franz Lehár; Hamburger Rundfunkchor und Orchester, Wilhelm Stephan 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1983 Willi Boskovsky Conducts Lehár Waltzes Franz Lehár; Willi Boskovsky, Wiener Johann Strauss Orchester 2
1994 Im Weissen Rössl / Die Lustige Witwe Ralph Benatzky; Franz Lehár 1
1998 Die lustige Witwe: Highlights (Wiener Staatsoper feat. conductor: Robert Stolz) Franz Lehár 1
Hungarian Themes Franz Lehár 1
The Merry Widow: Highlights Franz Lehár 1

Album + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1952 The Merry Widow Franz Lehár 1
Die lustige Witwe Franz Lehár 1

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1997 Merry Widow Franz Lehár 1

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