Richard Tauber

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Decades Active: 2000s
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Biography

Ernst Seifert, 16 May 1891, Linz, Austria-Hungary, d. 8 January 1948, London, England. After enjoying a successful career in Europe as a star of opera and operetta, Tauber went to England in 1933 at the time of Nazi ascendancy. In Vienna, Tauber had his greatest success with Das Land Des Lächelns (1929), in which he sang Franz Lehár’s ‘Das Ist Mein Ganzes Herz’. It was this show with which he made his reputation in London. With The Land Of Smiles (1931) and its hit song, ‘You Are My Heart’s Delight’, he found a new and admiring audience. Tauber’s rich yet light lyric tenor was well suited to operetta and musical comedy and he commanded a huge following. He played several shows in London, including Paganini (1937) and Blossom Time (1942), and also wrote and starred in Old Chelsea (1943). For the latter, he composed a song that became a hit, ‘My Heart And I’. In addition to playing in the West End, Tauber also...

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