Max Ferner

Max Ferner was a German playwright, born Maximilian Sommer on 18 April 1881.[1] He died in Munich at the age of 59 on 9 October 1940.

Ferner teamed up with his friend Max Neal to write librettos for two operettas for the Austrian composer Karl Michael Ziehrer which were performed in September 1913 and again in February 1916.

Ferner also wrote and co-wrote with Neal a series of plays, many of which were later converted to movies.

PlaysEdit

  • Der müde Theodor (1913, co-author Max Neal)
  • Fürst Casimir, operetta by Karl Michael Ziehrer (1913, co-author Max Neal)
  • Im siebenten Himmel, operetta by Karl Michael Ziehrer (1916, co-author Max Neal)
  • Die drei Dorfheiligen [de] (1920, co-author Max Neal)
  • Der Hunderter im Westentaschl (1935, co-author Max Neal)

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