Hugo Felix

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Hugo Felix, 1900

Hugo Felix (19 November 1866 – 24 August 1934) was an Austrian-American composer of operettas. He was born in Vienna and produced several famous works such as Husarenblut (1894, Vienna), Rhodope (1900, Berlin), Mme Sherry (1902, Berlin) and "The Merveilleuses"(1906,London). Felix later went to the USA where Mme Sherry met with resounding success (1910). He remained in the USA for the remainder of his life, and died in Los Angeles, California aged sixty-seven.


  • D. Taylor & R. Kerr (eds.), The Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, New York (1940)