Richard Genée

Richard Genée

Librettist


Biography


Franz Friedrich Richard Genée (February 7, 1823 – June 15, 1895) was a Prussian born Austrian librettist, playwright, and composer.

Genée was born in Danzig. One of his best-known works was the libretto of Karl Millöcker's operetta Der Bettelstudent, which he co-wrote with Friedrich Zell (the pseudonym of Camillo Walzel). In 1857 he was conductor of the philharmonic orchestra In Mainz.

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Shows by Richard Genée

Title
Synopsis

On New Year’s Eve, Eisenstein is being forced to go to jail for punching a police officer, however decides to evade jail for one night so that he can go to Prince Orlofsky’s lavish party. Eisenstein wants to go with his frien... read more

Overview

Nationality
German
Show Categories
Operetta
Genres
Comedy, Farce