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Ralph Benatzky (I) (1884–1957)

Composer and author, he came to the US in 1938. He wrote the stage scores for "White Horse Inn (Berlin and New York)", "Meet My Sister (New York)", "The Apaches Cocktail", and "Casanova". He joined ASCAP in 1945, and his chief musical collaborator was Irving Caesar. His popular-song compositions include "White Horse Inn", "I Cannot Live Without ... See full bio »


(age 73) in Zurich, Switzerland

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Hide Hide Show Show Composer (36 credits)
 2008 Im weissen Rössl (TV Movie)
 1987 Vita hästen (TV Movie)
 1975 Meine Schwester und ich (TV Movie)
 1967 Im weissen Rößl (TV Movie)
 1966 Axel an der Himmelstür (TV Movie)
 1963 Bezauberndes Fräulein (TV Movie)
 1963 Ich lade Sie ein, Fräulein... (TV Movie)
 1961 Mijn zusje en ik (TV Movie)
 1958 Min syster och jag (TV Movie)
 1956 Meine Schwester und ich (TV Movie)
 1955 Bezauberndes Fräulein (TV Movie)
 1955 Zarah Leander erzählt und singt (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
 1954 Der König mit dem Regenschirm (TV Movie)
 1954 Al cavallino bianco (TV Movie)
 1943 Damals
 1937 To New Shores
 1930 Der unsterbliche Lump (supervising composer)
 1928 Casanova
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Stolz and his musical, "White Horse Inn," was performed at the London Coliseum in London, England with Clifford Mollison, Lea Seidl, Mary Lawson, George Gee, Rita Page, Bruce Carfax, Frederick Leister, Jack Barty and Jimmy Hanley (played Piccolo) in the cast. See more »

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Recipient of the Austria Cross for Arts and Sciences and Chevalier of the French Legion of Honor.

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