Victor Herbert

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Birthday
1, 1859
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
May 26, 1924 (65)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
1, 1859
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
May 26, 1924 (65)

About

Best known for composing numerous operettas that were fixtures of Broadway from the 1890s until World War I.

Before Fame

He graduated from the Stuttgart Conservatory in 1879.

Trivia

He was known for The Serenade from 1897 and The Fortune Teller from 1898. He was posthumously inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.

Family Life

He married Therese Forster in 1886.

Associated With

He worked with Irving Berlin to develop the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers or ASCAP.