Franz Allers

1 like ·


More »
Franz Allers (August 6, 1906, Carlsbad, Austria-Hungary (now Czech Republic) – January 26, 1995, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A.) was a European-American conductor of ballet, opera, Broadway musicals, film scores, and symphony orchestras. He is best known for his work on Broadway, and especially for conducting the original Broadway productions of My Fair Lady and Camelot, for each of which he won the Tony Award for Best Conductor and Musical Director, in 1957 and 1961.

Allers worked closely with the team of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe, as the conductor for most of their musicals. According to the New York Times obituary, "Harold C. Schonberg of The New York Times wrote that Allers, along with the conductor Maurice Abravanel, `completely revised the standards of Broadway pit work,` demanding the highest quality from both the orchestra players and the singers."
Age: 89 (age at death)
Born: 6 August, 1905, Karlsbad, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (now Czech Republic)
Height: Height unknown
Nationality: Czech
Claim to Fame: Hansel and Gretel


14 Lists »
Franz Allers appears in the following lists:

FamousFix content is contributed and edited by our readers. You are most welcome to update, correct or add information to this page. Update Information
Franz Allers

Main Details






Do you like Franz Allers?



0 Threads »
Start a discussion about Franz Allers. Register »
Follow the Franz Allers Activity Feed

Top Contributors

See All »
CindyCelebs CindyCelebs 18 points
richardrodgers2 richardrodgers2 7 points
richardrodgers3 richardrodgers3 6 points
Samual Samual 1 point
Would you like to contribute? Register »


This website is part of the FamousFix entertainment community. By continuing past this page, and by your continued use of this site, you agree to be bound by and abide by the Terms of Use. Loaded in 0.09 secs.
Terms of Use  |  Copyright  |  Privacy
Copyright 2006-2015, FamousFix