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Viktor Léon (1860–1940)

Viktor Léon was born on January 1, 1860 in Scenitz bei Preßburg, Austria-Hungary as Victor Hirschfeld. He was a writer, known for The Merry Widow (1934), The Merry Widow (1925) and The Merry Widow (1952). He died on February 23, 1940 in Vienna, Austria. See full bio »


(age 80) in Vienna, Austria

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 2015 The Metropolitan Opera HD Live (TV Series) (libretto - 1 episode)
- Lehár: The Merry Widow (2015) ... (libretto)
 2007 Die lustige Witwe (TV Movie) (libretto)
 2007 La Veuve Joyeuse (TV Movie) (libretto - as Victor Léon)
 2005 Die lustige Witwe (TV Movie) (libretto)
 2002 Great Performances (TV Series) (libretto - 1 episode)
- The Merry Widow (2002) ... (libretto)
 1999 Simplicius (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1997 La veuve joyeuse (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1993 Die lustige Witwe (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1988 The Merry Widow (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1983 La veuve joyeuse (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1974 Das Land des Lächelns (libretto)
 1972 Wiener Blut (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1971 Der fidele Bauer (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1971 Der Opernball (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1962 The Merry Widow (libretto)
 1962 Der fidele Bauer (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1959 Gay Operetta (TV Series) (libretto - 1 episode)
- The Merry Widow (1959) ... (libretto)
 1958 The Merry Widow (TV Movie) (operetta)
 1956 Opernball (libretto)
 1953 The Divorcée (libretto)
 1952 Das Land des Lächelns (libretto)
 1952 The Merry Widow (operetta)
 1951 Der fidele Bauer (libretto: Operetta in 2 act)
 1950 Musical Comedy Time (TV Series) (operetta - 1 episode)
- The Merry Widow (1950) ... (operetta)
 1942 Vienna Blood (libretto)
 1939 Opernball (libretto)
 1935 La veuve joyeuse (libretto Die lustige Witwe)
 1934 The Merry Widow (based on book and lyrics by - as Victor Leon)
 1930 The Land of Smiles (novel)
 1929 The Jolly Peasant (libretto: Operetta in 2 acts)
 1927 Das Fürstenkind (operetta)
 1926 Die geschiedene Frau (operetta)
 1926 Love Is Blind (story)
 1926 The Tinker (libretto)
 1925 The Merry Widow (adapted from the musical comedy by - as Victor Leon)
 1920 Töte sie! (Short) (writer)
 1913 The Merry Widow (Short) (writer)
 1910 A Viúva Alegre (Short) (libretto)
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Other Works:

The following works adapted to the Broadway stage: See more »

Alternate Names:

Victor Leon | Victor Léon

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Father of Lizzi, father-in-law of Hubert Marischka, grandfather of Viktor Marischka and Franz Marischka, great-grandfather of Nicole Marischka.

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