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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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Nominated for 5 Oscars. See more awards »

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The Southerner
The Southerner Composer
Eternally Yours
Eternally Yours Composer
Blockade Composer
Captain Kidd
Captain Kidd Composer


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Stage Play: Lady Butterfly. Musical comedy. Music by Werner Janssen. Book by Clifford Grey. Based on a farce by Mark Swan and James T. Powers. Lyrics by Clifford Grey. Music orchestrated by Oscar Radin. Directed by Ned Wayburn. Globe Theatre (moved to The Astor Theatre from 19 Mar 1923- close): 22 Jan 1923- 12 May 1923 (128 performances). ... See more »

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He had one daughter with his first wife, Grace Kaye. He had three children with his second wife, Werner Janssen Jr., Alice Krelle, and Jennifer Janssen. He had four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. See more »

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