Alexander Girardi (1850-1918), star of Viennese operetta, as Franz Torelli,
and Mizzi Zwerenz (1876-1947), Hungarian singer and actress, as Nelli Leitner
in Künstlerblut, Carltheater, Vienna, 20 October 1906
This colour halftone postcard of a scene from the operetta Künstlerblut, written by Leon Stein and Carl Lindau, with music by Edmund Eysler, was published in Vienna in 1906 by Druck J. Gerstmayer, series VIII, no. 40. The leading roles in this production were played by Alexander Girardi, Mizzi Zwerenz and the tenor Max Rohr.
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© John Culme, 2009