Bruno Balz

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Berlin, Germany
Bruno Balz was the greatest German lyricist (Lied-Texter) of all time. Miss Zarah Leander with the help of Michael Jary saved his life from the Nazis and get him out of a Concentration Camp during WWII. "Victor and Viktoria" was his first success in 1933. He did a lot of lyrics for Michael Jary, songs as "Der Wind hat mir ein Lied erzählt" ("Le Vent m'a dit une chanson") for the film La Habanera (1937) in which Miss Leander sold millions of Odeon records in three languages (German, Swedish and French). Read more...