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The B.B.C. Theatre Orchestra


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The Pnma Donnas
Conducted by Gus JARRETT
BORN at Strasburg in 1837, Emil Waldteufol studied Pianoforte at the Paris Conservatoire, and was for a time Pianist to the Empress Eugenie. Besides being a player of the pianoforte he was engaged for some time in the manufacture of the instrument, an unusual combination of experiences. His first waltzes were published at his own expense, but they achieved so immediate and pronounced a success that he gave himself up to the composition of dance tunes, eventually leaving hundreds of these, of which the greater number are waltzes. Their popularity has never waned, nor does it seem likely to. Waldteufel lived to the ripe old age of seventy-four, dying in Paris, which had been his home since boyhood, at the beginning of 1912.


Conducted By: Leslie Woodgate
Conducted By: Gus Jarrett
Unknown: Emil Waldteufol

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