My Life My Song
Audio CD (double)
ORIGINAL CAST RECORDS
Soprano Marta Eggerth, star of stage and screen, is a living legend from the world of operetta, lieder and European movies.
These CDs represent a 73 year recorded legacy of recordings from the early 1930s to the present.
Marta Eggerth made some 40 movies mostly in Europe before World War II and appeared in numerous operetta roles most notably as Hanna Glawari in Lehar's The Merry Widow on Broadway together with her husband, the Polish tenor Jan Kiepura.
This album contains her most famous repertoire including selections by Franz Lehar, Emmerich Kalman, Robert Stolz, Paul Abraham and other operetta luminaries, who specially wrote works for her. She has established herself as one of the most famous exponents of the operetta genre till today.
Mme Eggerth is heard in six languages. Extensive booklet notes are provided with many photos from her illustrious life as a singer and movie star. There are previously unreleased material and live excerpts from recent concerts.
43 Tracks total on 2 CDs.