Gänzl, Kurt (Friedrich)

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GÄNZL, Kurt (Friedrich)

GÄNZL, Kurt (Friedrich). (originally Brian Roy Gallas). New Zealander, b. 1946. Genres: Plays/Screenplays, Songs/Lyrics and libretti, Music, Theatre, Reference. Career: New Zealand Opera Company, basso soloist, 1968; writer, 1976-; Talent Artists Ltd., theatrical agent and casting director, 1981-89. Lecturer and broadcaster. Publications: Elektra (play), 1966; The Women of Troy (play), 1967; British Musical Theatre, 2 vols., 1986; (with A. Lamb) Ganzl's Book of the Musical Theatre, 1988; The Complete "Aspects of Love," 1990; The Blackwell Guide to the Musical Theatre on Record, 1990; The Encyclopaedia of the Musical Theatre, 2 vols., 1994, rev. ed., 3 vols., 2001; Ganzl's Book of the Broadway Musical, 1995; Musicals (in US as Song & Dance), 1995, 2nd ed., 2001; The Musical: A Concise History, 1997; Lydia Thompson, Queen of Burlesque, 2002; William B Gill, from the Goldfields to Broadway, 2002. Address: Talent Artists Ltd, 59, Sydner Rd., London N16 7UF, England. Online address: [email protected]