Minneapolis, MN Film Theatre Sheetmusic Collector
- Wonderful collection of a known, but not well known, European to American film composer (1920-1960) & songwriter for Dietrich, Lamour & others. Hard to find. How about volumes 2? 3? A Lareau biography will be published soon, so how about a substantial collection of songs in print from his cabaret work in the '20s and early '30s (must be half a dozen revues); his film work in Germany and America in the '30s, '40s, & '50s(approx. 75 to 100 songs alone); and his later work in the States and back in Germany--before he's forgotten completely.
- There could always be more, especially of the songs he wrote for the German films of Lilian Harvey and the songs he wrote while at Paramount in the '30s & '40s. Like Kurt Weill in biography, output, and quality, but not as well published as KW. It's a shame he's not better known.
Published on: 27 April 2017