Gregor, Joseph (b Czernowitz, now Cernǎuti, 1888; d nr. Vienna, 1961). Austrian writer and librettist. Assisted Max Reinhardt in Berlin prod. of Goethe's Faust, Part 2, 1910. On staff Vienna Nat. Library from 1918, founding theatrical archive 1922 and motion-picture archive 1929. Wrote 3 opera libs. for Richard Strauss between 1935 and 1940: Friedenstag, Daphne, and Die Liebe der Danae. Wrote books on Viennese th. history, also on Strauss and Clemens Krauss. Correspondence with Strauss pubd. 1955.
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