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8 Likes, 1 Comments - Andras Chiriliuc (@andraschiriliuc) on Instagram: “One of the most beautiful Joseph Schmidt portraits, the world famous romanian tenor born in…”
A Star Fell From Heaven. 1934. Words by Ruth Feiner, Music by Hans May. Featured here, and recorded on Parlophone, by Joseph Schmidt, ( 1904–1942) an Austro-Hungarian and Romanian Jewish tenor and actor. He was born in Davideny village in the province of Austria-Hungary, now part of Ukraine. He made many records, first for Ultraphone, then for Odeon/Parlophone, and was featured in many radio broadcasts and acted in several movies in both German and English.
Das Joseph Schmidt-Archiv
Joseph Schmidt during a live broadcast. The studio design was experimental, and so successful it is still used today. The acoustic panels on the walls could be flipped to reflect or deaden sound.