Émile Waldteufel

Waltzes

The waltz: a musical genre appreciated by Jewish composers. …

Waldteufel, Emile (1837-1915)

Born into a Jewish family of Strasbourg, Emile Waldteufel was the favorite composer of empress Eugénie. He wrote hundreds of waltzes, including the famous Valse des patineurs (The Skater’s Waltz) that all …