Granichstaedten, Bruno, Austrian composer; b. Vienna, Sept. 1, 1879; d. N.Y, May 20, 1944. He began his career as a cabaret singer, and in 1908 turned to composing light opera. He produced 16 stage works before 1930, of which Der Orlow (Vienna, April 3, 1925) was the most successful. Other operettas are Bub oder Madel, AufBefehl der Kaiser in, Evelyne, Walzerliebe, etc. In 1938 he settled in the U.S.
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