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Walter Wilhelm Goetze (Composer)

Born: 17th April 1883, Berlin, Germany

Died: 24th March 1961, Berlin, Germany

Nationality: German

Walter Wilhelm Goetze [sometimes Götze] was a German composer of operettas and revues.

Goetze began as composer of songs; the first of his many works for the stage was the revue Nur nicht drängeln (Don't Rush) in 1912, followed by his first operetta Der liebe Pepi (The Charming Pepi) in 1913. His most successful works in this form were Ihre Hoheit, die Tänzerin (1919) which achieved almost 700 performances in Berlin alone, Adrienne (1926) and Der goldene Pierrot (1934).

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