Emile Boeres

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Birthday
13, 1890
Birthplace
Luxembourg
Death Date
Aug 18, 1944 (53)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
13, 1890
Birthplace
Luxembourg
Death Date
Aug 18, 1944 (53)

About

Musical composer, choir director, and organist known best for his Luxembourgish-language operettas and musical comedies.

Before Fame

He was the founder of the Wiener Operette and composed many operettas and musical comedies before staging his hugely successful 1940 piece "Wann d'Blieder falen" ("When the leaves fall").

Trivia

He was not highly esteemed by the Nazi regime. They suspected that his work had an anti-German subtext.

Family Life

He was born to a family in Luxembourg City. His death was the result of an unfortunate cycling accident.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of Ukrainian composer Benno Moiseiwitsch.