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Dschainah: The Girl From the Dance Hall, by Paul Abraham

Komische Oper / Berlin / Music

The Jewish-Hungarian composer Paul Abraham had a thriving career in the twilight of operetta. Of course, the Nazis put an end to all that, but his jazz-inflected bonbon The Flower of Hawaii has been regaining ground. Now meet, if only in concert, Abraham’s geisha in Saigon. —M.G.

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Komische Oper Behrenstraße 55-57, 10117 Berlin, Germany
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