As the couples tear away at one another, the past unfolds and nearly engulfs them in its sickening maw: August Strindberg forced to fuck Sigmund Romberg
Rudolf Friml and Sigmund Romberg
were Herbert's great rival composers.
Elsewhere he mixes his own tunes with songs from Duke Ellington (the relatively obscure Blue Rose) and The Meters (Cissy Strut) and Sigmund Romberg
(Softly As In A Morning Sunrise).
The Desert Song, an operetta by Otto Harbach, Oscar Hammerstein II, Sigmund Romberg
, and Frank Mandel, opened at the Casino Theatre in New York City.
His lyrics--well over a thousand in all--were set to music by some of the most celebrated composers of the day: Jerome Kern, Sigmund Romberg
, Rudolf Friml, Herbert Stothart, and above all <IR> RICHARD RODGERS </IR> .
THE STUDENT PRINCE, music by Sigmund Romberg
and lyrics by Dorothy Donnelly, original Broadway cast recording, Columbia.
The old name was derived from a 1924 operetta by Sigmund Romberg
, which was inspired by Germany's city of Heidelberg and its university, founded in 1386.