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Franz Lehár (Lehár Ferenc 30 April 1870 – 24 October 1948) was a Hungarian composer, mainly known for his operettas.

Lehár was born in Komárom, Hungary (now Komarno, Slovakia), as the eldest son of a bandmaster in the army. He studied violin and composition at the Prague Conservatory but was advised by Antonín Dvořák to focus on composing music. After graduation in 1899 he joined his father's band in Vienna, as assistant bandmaster. In 1902 he became conductor at the historic… read more

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  • The Music Hall of Fame are delighted to induct Franz Lehár into the Class of 1960. Congratulations. Please vist our page too see the latest inductees into the Music Hall of Fame
  • ✟ Nyugodj békében, Lehár Ferenc ✟ (Rest in peace, Franz Lehár) ✟
  • yeah i'm related to him...no big deal
  • Now this is mighty fine.
  • Hungarian forever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Tag him properly...

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