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Werner Janssen (1899–1990)

Conductor, composer and songwriter, a music student of Frederick Converse and holder of an honorary Mus. D. from Dartmouth College and a Prix de Rome from The American Academy in Rome. He was associate conductor (with Arturo Toscanini) of the New York Philharmonic in 1934, and conducted symphony orchestras throughout the world. In 1940, he founded... See full bio »

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Stage Play: Love Dreams. Musical melodrama. Material adaption by Anne Nichols. Lyrics by Oliver Morosco. Music by Werner Janssen. Musical Director: Mario Agnolucci. Directed by Oliver Morosco and John McKee. Times Square Theatre (moved to The Apollo Theatre from 17 Oct 1921 to close): 10 Oct 1921- 12 Nov 1921 (40 performances). Cast: ... See more »

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When his first wife, Ann Harding, divorced him, she accused him in court of giving her an ulcer. See more »

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