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Hugo von Hofmannsthal (1874–1929)

Hugo von Hofmannsthal was born on February 1, 1874 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary [now Austria] as Edler von Hofmannsthal Hugo Laurenz August Hofmann. He was a writer, known for Arabella (1977), Ariadne auf Naxos (1978) and The Girl from Abroad; or, The Great Underworld (1913). He was married to Gertrud Schlesinger. He died on July 15, 1929 in Rodaun,... See full bio »


(age 55) in Rodaun, Vienna, Austria

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 2020/II Der Rosenkavalier (TV Movie) (libretto)
 2020 Elektra (TV Movie) (libretto)
 2020 Jedermann (TV Movie) (play)
 2020/I Der Rosenkavalier (TV Movie) (libretto)
  The Metropolitan Opera HD Live (TV Series) (libretto by - 1 episode, 2017) (libretto: adapted from his play - 1 episode, 2016) (libretto - 1 episode, 2010)
- R. Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier (2017) ... (libretto by)
- R. Strauss: Elektra (2016) ... (libretto: adapted from his play)
- R. Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier (2010) ... (libretto - uncredited)
 2015 Der Rosenkavalier (Video) (play)
 2014 Arabella (Video) (libretto)
 2014 Ariadne auf Naxos (Video) (libretto)
 2014 Arabella (TV Movie) (libretto by)
 2013 Die Frau ohne Schatten (TV Movie) (libretto)
 2013 Elektra, tragédie en un acte (TV Movie) (libretto)
 2013 Jedermann (TV Movie) (play)
 2011 Der Rosenkavalier (libretto by)
 2011 Jedermann Remixed (TV Movie) (play)
 2011 Die Frau ohne Schatten (TV Movie) (libretto)
 2010/II Elektra (TV Movie) (text)
 2010 Jedermann (TV Movie) (play)
 2010/I Elektra (TV Movie) (libretto)
 2009 Der Rosenkavalier (TV Movie) (comedy)
 2008 Arabella (Video)
 2005 Elektra (Video) (libretto)
 2004/II Der Rosenkavalier (TV Movie) (text)
 2004 Ariadne auf Naxos (TV Movie) (libretto)
 2004 Jedermann (TV Movie)
 2004/I Der Rosenkavalier (TV Movie) (text by)
  The Metropolitan Opera Presents (TV Series) (libretto - 4 episodes, 1980 - 1994) (libretto by - 1 episode, 2003)
- R. Strauss: Ariadne auf Naxos (2003) ... (libretto by)
- Arabella (1994) ... (libretto)
- Ariadne auf Naxos (1988) ... (libretto)
- Der Rosenkavalier (1982) ... (libretto)
- Elektra (1980) ... (libretto - uncredited)
 2001 Ariadne auf Naxos (TV Movie) (libretto)
 2000 Ariadne auf Naxos (TV Movie) (comedy)
 2000 Jedermann (TV Movie)
 1998 Der Rosenkavalier (TV Movie) (comedy)
 1994/I Der Rosenkavalier (TV Movie) (comedy for music in three acts by)
 1994 Erotikon (TV Mini Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
- Lucidor (1994) ... (adaptation)
 1994 Elektra (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1994/II Der Rosenkavalier (TV Movie) (by: Comedy for Music)
 1994 Die Frau Ohne Schatten (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1992 Die Frau ohne Schatten (TV Movie) (by: Opera in three acts)
 1991 Der Schwierige (TV Movie) (by)
 1989 Elektra (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1987 Venise sauvée (play)
 1986 Der Unbestechliche (TV Movie)
 1985 Colui che non sta al gioco (TV Movie)
 1984 Arabella (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1984 Der Rosenkavalier (TV Movie) (comedy)
 1983 Jedermann (TV Movie) (play)
 1981 Elektra (libretto)
 1980 La femme sans ombre (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1979 Der Rosenkavalier (TV Movie) (libretto Kömedie für Musik in drei Aufzügnen von)
 1978 Ariadne auf Naxos (libretto)
 1978 L'uomo difficile (TV Movie) (play)
 1977 Arabella (libretto)
 1974 Der Schwierige (TV Movie) (play)
 1974 Der Unbestechliche (TV Movie)
 1970 Elektra (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1970 Jedermann (TV Movie) (play)
 1969 Der Bürger als Edelmann (TV Movie) (translation)
 1969 Strauss: Ariadne auf Naxos (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1968 Der Unbestechliche (TV Movie)
 1966-1967 Auf der Lesebühne der Literarischen Illustrierten (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Viermal Alkestis (1967)
- Arabella (1966)
 1965 Ariadne auf Naxos (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1965 Dame Kobold (TV Movie) (translation)
 1965 Christinas Heimreise (TV Movie)
 1964 Enhver (TV Movie) (play)
 1963 Die Frau ohne Schatten (TV Movie)
 1962 Der Tor und der Tod (TV Movie) (writer)
 1961 Everyman (play)
 1961 Der Rosenkavalier (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1961 Der Unbestechliche (TV Movie)
 1961 Festival (TV Series) (libretto - 1 episode)
- Elektra (1961) ... (libretto)
 1960 Arabella (TV Movie)
 1958 Jedermann (TV Movie) (play)
 1956 Der Schwierige (TV Movie) (play)
 1953 NBC Television Opera Theatre (TV Series) (libretto - 2 episodes)
- Rosenkavalier: Part 2 (1953) ... (libretto)
- Rosenkavalier: Part 1 (1953) ... (libretto)
 1949 Der Rosenkavalier (TV Movie) (libretto)
 1920 Moj (novel)
 1916 Jedermann (Short) (writer)
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Other Works:

Book: "Poems and Verse Plays" (ed./co-translator/author of introduction Michael Hamburger) See more »

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Gertrud Schlesinger  (his death)  (3 children)

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