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Nico Dostal (Nicolaus Josef Michael Dostal)

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Biography

Korneuburg, Austria
Nico Dostal was an Austrian composer of operettas and film music. He did 16 operettas and more than 20 film scores. In 1943 he composed the music of the film "Das Lied der Wüste" ("The Desert Song", "La Chanson du désert") (1939) (songs for Zarah Leander "Fatme, erzähl' mie ein Märchen", "Sagt dir eine schöne Frau veilleicht" and "Ein paar Tränen werd' ich weinen um dich"), and later "Schwarz auf weiß" ("Black on White", "Blanc et noir") (1943) (songs for Elfriede Datzig and Hans Holt "Da schau, ein Rauchfangkehrer", with lyrics by Fritz Koselka). Read more...

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