Max Meth

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Max Meth (25 February 1900 – 3 January 1984)[1][2] was an Austrian-American Broadway musical director and conductor for over 40 years (1927–1968).[3] He came to the United States from Austria. He won the Tony Award twice, in 1949 for the original As the Girls Go, and in 1952 for a revival of Pal Joey.

Broadway credits[edit]

  • Artists and Models Nov 15, 1927 – Mar 24, 1928
  • The Greenwich Village Follies Apr 9, 1928 – July 28, 1928
  • A Night in Venice May 21, 1929 – Oct 19, 1929
  • Nina Rosa Sep 20, 1930 – Jan 17, 1931
  • The New Yorkers Dec 8, 1930 – May 2, 1931
  • Ballyhoo of 1932 Sep 6, 1932 – Nov 26, 1932
  • Take a Chance Nov 26, 1932 – July 1, 1933
  • Roberta Nov 18, 1933 – July 21, 1934
  • Say When Nov 8, 1934 – Jan 12, 1935
  • Revenge with Music Nov 28, 1934 – May 27, 1935
  • Parade May 20, 1935 – June 22, 1935
  • Right This Way Jan 5, 1938 – Jan 15, 1938
  • Sing Out the News Sep 24, 1938 - Jan 7, 1939
  • Leave It to Me! - Replacement Nov 9, 1938 – July 15, 1939
  • Cabin in the Sky Oct 25, 1940 – Mar 8, 1941
  • Let's Face It! Oct 29, 1941 – Mar 20, 1943
  • Jackpot Jan 13, 1944 – Mar 11, 1944
  • Dream With Music May 18, 1944 – June 10, 1944
  • Up in Central Park Jan 27, 1945 – Apr 13, 1946
  • Beggar's Holiday Dec 26, 1946 – Mar 29, 1947
  • Finian's Rainbow – Replacement Jan 10, 1947 – Oct 2, 1948
  • As the Girls Go Nov 13, 1948 – Jan 14, 1950
  • Great to Be Alive! Mar 23, 1950 – May 6, 1950
  • Pal Joey (Revival) Jan 3, 1952 – Apr 18, 1953
  • Seventh Heaven May 26, 1955 – July 2, 1955
  • Ziegfeld Follies of 1957 Mar 1, 1957 – Jun 15, 1957
  • Finian's Rainbow (Revival) May 23, 1960 – June 1, 1960
  • The Unsinkable Molly Brown - Replacement Nov 3, 1960 – Feb 10, 1962
  • The Megilla of Itzik Manger Oct 9, 1968 – Dec 15, 1968

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
  2. ^ Obituary, The New York Times, Section B, p.12, January 12, 1984
  3. ^ Max Meth at the Internet Broadway Database
  4. ^ 1949 Tony Awards
  5. ^ 1952 Tony Awards