Ralph (Rudolph Josef Frantisek) Benatzky (Composer)
Born: 5th June 1884, Moravské Budějovice, Czech Republic
Died: 16th October 1957, Zurich, Switzer;and
Ralph Benatzky born in Moravské Budějovice as Rudolf Josef František Benatzki, was an Austrian composer of Czech origin (when Benatzky was born Bohemia was part of the Austrian Empire; Benatzky mostly worked in Vienna). He composed operas and operettas, such as Casanova (1928), Die drei Musketiere (1929), Im weißen Rössl (1930) and Meine Schwester und ich (1930). He died in Zürich, Switzerland.