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22-Mar-13

Dagmar Manzel Video

Dagmar Manzel belongs to the leading theater and film actresses in Germany. She has released a new album featuring chansons from Frederick Hollander.

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22-Jan-14

A New Disc With Germany's New Operetta Diva

Needless to say, German operetta fans already know her: the actress Dagmar Manzel dazzled audiences at Berlin's Deutsches Schauspielhaus years ago with a superb Grand Duchess of Gerolstein, a performance that was truly one of a kind, and quite beyond anything you're likely to see (or hear) in an opera house.

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21-Jan-14

MENSCHENsKIND

Music by Friedrich Hollaender with Dagmar Manzel and the Orchestra of the Komische Oper Berlin. "Falling In Love Again" is one of the most famous songs written by Frederick Hollaender, "Wenn ich mir was wu?nschen du?rfte" one of the most touching. In all songs by this thoroughbred musician, who is one of the fathers of musical cabaret in Berlin, is a deep and always present humanity.

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8-Dec-13

SABRINA and WE'RE NO ANGELS

Frederick Hollander may not be a familiar name to many film music fans, but he was a superb composer who wrote some terrific scores over the years. He was also a wonderful songwriter, dating back to his work in German cabaret and films - his most iconic and well-known song being the gorgeous "Falling in Love Again" from Josef von Sternberg's "The Blue Angel".

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20-Oct-13

It's all pompous here

Neubrandenburg · 10.20.2013 -- Fabulous: The "Von Kopf bis Fuss, or the great alphabet of Friedrich Hollaender" the region experienced a musical revue that is as sophisticated as it is cheerful.

Hello, the ladies on stage still wear white-blond wigs and feathers in her hair, sequined gowns and threads, skirts, fishnet stockings and fine gloves.

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5-Apr-13

"All You Wanted To Know About Jews" - Berlin Exhibit Tackles Touchy, Funny Questions

... and 107 seats in the Reichstag national assembly, composer Friedrich Hollaender wrote a song that reflected the increasing hatred of Jews in Germany.

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10-Mar-13

Premiere: "Hollaender and Friends"

The new production of the Jewish Theare for 2013 presents itself as a musical autobiography of Frederick Hollander, surrounded by popular Berlin hits in the 20s and 30s of the previous century. The premiere is on March 13, 2013.

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20-Feb-13

An allem sind die Juden schuld

"An allem sind die Juden schuld", wrote composer Frederick Hollander in 1931 and since slowly exposed long existing anitsemitic cliches...

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18-Feb-13

Possibly Best Friends

If Frederick Hollander was still alive, him an Max Raabe would surely be best friends. The composer would rave about how the songwriter ...

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15-Dec-12

REVIEW: The Blue Angel (Der Blaue Engel) (Blu-ray)

... Dietrich in THE BLUE ANGEL. Dietrich's uninhibited cabaret singer Lola-Lola has come to epitomize the stylish decadence of Weimar Era Germany. Her signature song, "Falling in Love Again (Can't Help It)" has been covered by such luminaries of the ...

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1-Dec-12

She sings, she reads, she tells

Friedrich Hollaender wrote the song "Ich weiß nicht, zu wem ich gehöre..." and actress Eva Mattes performed it in Parktheater Göggingen.

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12-Sep-12

Ute Lemper - Halle

Forming an important part will be the music of Kurt Weill, Friedrich Hollaender and Spoliansky also famous classics by Jaques Brel ...

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8-Sep-12

About the Theater Life

Accompanied by pianist Johannes Reinig, she sings among others songs by Georg Kreisler, Otto Viennese, Friedrich Hollaender and André Heller about the ...

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5-Jul-12

Sex, Sleaze and Satire

"Cabaret Verboten" is a collection of cabaret songs and sketches from more than 20 composers and writers from early '30s Germany; some, like Bertolt Brecht and Hanns Eisler, are familiar names, but most have been rescued from obscurity by the show's conceiver, Jeremy Lawrence.

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5-Jul-12

Cabaret Verboten

Stinging social commentary, edgy theater and topical songs are the order of the evening in "Cabaret Verboten," Jeremy Lawrence's exploration of the daring cabarets in Weimar-era Germany. Starring Pierre Tannous, Wayne LeGette, Lourelene Snedeker and Alexa Green, the show features material from Kurt Weill, Hanns Eisler, Bertolt Brecht, Frederick Hollander...

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1-Jul-12

CABARET VERBOTEN at Arts Garage Should Offer A Lesson About Bigotry

Despite it's obvious title, with songs and sketches from and about the Weimar German Republic - the time between the two World Wars -- this edition of Cabaret Verboten by its creator/writer/director Jeremy Lawrence is a modernized version of the musical satire he wrote 16 years ago... Watch the video

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14-Jun-12

Anhalter Bahnhof: A square für Hollaender

For this hit line alone he deserves to be honored with his own plaza, Friedrich Hollaender, the great artist, in the gold leafed...

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14-Jun-12

► ► Ceremony for the naming of the Friedrich Hollaender Square

The district mayor of Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, Reinhard Naumann invited to a ceremony celebrating the naming of the Friedrich Hollaender Square on Monday, 06.18.2012 at 11.00 clock, in the Joseph Joachim concert hall of the University of the Arts, Bundesallee 1-12 , 10719 Berlin.

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17-May-12

Semper songs in 2: "That's the love"

Having set to music the verses, Friedrich Hollaender, Rudolf Nelson, were presented in Berlin cabarets. Tucholsky's political stance was, in many ...

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17-May-12

It began with the "Picture Book For Lovers" - Rolf Hosfeld ...

The program ranges from Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms to Kurt Weill and Friedrich Hollaender, from Christian Morgenstern to Manfred Streubel ...

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13-May-12

► "Der blaue Engel" premiered at the Pforzheim Theater

... Angel" at the Theater Pforzheim is around a lot and it's amazing how fresh and unused the so familiar Chansons by Friedrich Hollaender sound.

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13-May-12

Max Raabe presents his program "Küssen kann man nicht alleine ...

Not only titles with German lyrics composed by Friedrich Hollaender, Friedrich Meyer and Nico Dostal ensure the CCP but relaxed smiling ...

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5-May-12

NEW DATE: 6/18/2012 - Berlin's "Rankeplatz" will be renamed as "Friedrich Hollaender Platz"

The new date for the FRIEDRICH HOLLANDER PLATZ dedication is June 18th at 11am.

Germany, and the city of Berlin bestow a great honor on it's late, world famous son. The "Rankeplatz", gateway of Berlin's city west, will be renamed "Friedrich-Hollaender-Platz," after the composer Friedrich Hollaender (1896-1976). The small square will be completely renovated into a park with additional trees, flowering shrubs, park benches, and a fountain. The renaming ceremony was scheduled to take place on the 19th of April 2012 but was postponed by the city of Berlin for logistical reasons and will be rescheduled for June 2012. Please check back soon to get the new date of the ceremony.

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30-Apr-12

PIANOLA Chansontheater on a Boat Tour

An event with of a different kind! The Berlin singer Lola Bolze has to Claire Waldoff, Rudolf Nelson, Friedrich Hollaender and many others ...

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