Leo Stein (writer), Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Leo Stein (writer)

Austrian operetta librettist

Date of Birth: 23-Feb-1861

Place of Birth: Lviv, Lviv Oblast, Ukraine

Date of Death: 28-Jul-1921

Profession: screenwriter, writer, librettist

Nationality: Austria, Australia

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Leo Stein (writer)

  • Leo Stein, born Leo Rosenstein (25 March 1861, Lemberg – 28 July 1921, Vienna, Austria) was a playwright and librettist of operettas in the latter part of the 19th and early 20th centuries, including works adapted for a number of Broadway productions. Stein wrote libretti for Johann Strauss Jr, Franz Lehár, Emmerich Kálmán, and Oskar Nedbal.
  • His collaboration with Viktor LĂ©on contributed much to Lehár's success. A selection of his works includes Wiener Blut (1899), Die lustige Witwe (1905), Der Graf von Luxemburg (1909) and Die CsárdásfĂĽrstin (1915).Stein is buried at the Vienna Zentralfriedhof.

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