(Elimar) Walter Kollo [Lollodzieyski]

German composer. Born Neidenburg, East Prussia 28 January, 1878; Died Berlin 30 September, 1940

Stage Works

  1. Filmzauber (Film Magic) Operetta; Libretto by Rudolf Bernauer & Rudolf Schanzer; Berliner Theater, 1912; Adapted into English by James T. Tanner, lyrics by Adrian Ross as The Girl on the Film; Gaiety Theatre, London 5 April, 1913; 44th Street Theatre, New York; 29 December, 1913 (64 perfs)

  2. Wie einst im Mai (Like One Time in May); a play with music in 4 acts; additional music by Willy Bredschneider; Libretto by Rudolf Bernauer & Rudolf Schanzer; Berliner Theater 4 October, 1913. As Maytime with music by Sigmund Romberg; Sam S. Shubert Theatre 18 February 1917; transferred to 44th Street Theatre 18 February, 1918; transferred to Broadhurst Theatre 9 September, 1918 (total 492 perfs)

  3. Die Juxbaron (The Trick Baron) Berlin 1913

  4. Drei alte Schachteln (Three Old Maids); operetta; libretto by Herman Haller, lyrics by Rideamus; based on the play Quality Street by J.M. Barrie. Berlin 1917: produced in English as Phoebe of Quality Street; adapted by Edward Delaney; Sam S. Shubert Theatre, Broadway 21 May, 1921 (16 perfs)

  5. Sterne, die wieder leuchtet; musical play 3 acts - with Sigmund Romberg; Libretto Libretto by Rudolf Bernauer & Rudolf Schanzer; As Springtime of Youth; lyrics by Harry B. Smith and Rollo Wayne; Broadhurst Theatre, New York 26 October 1922 (68 perfs)

  6. Marietta (1923)

  7. Drei arme kleine Mädels (1927); musical romance 3 acts, prologue & 16 scenes; Libretto Herman Feiner and Bruno Hardt-Warden; English adaptation by Marie Armstrong Hecht and Gertrude Purcell; lyrics by Harry B Smith as Three Little Girls; Sam S. Shubert Theatre, Broadway 14 April, 1930 (104 perfs)