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Max Kalbeck (1850–1921)

Kalbeck, Max (käl’bek). A German author, playwright, and journalist; born at Breslau, Jan. 4, 1850; died in 1921. He paid considerable attention to the stage, among other work altering Mozart’s ‘Don Juan’ (1887) and writing for Gluck’s music a pastoral libretto, ‘The May Queen’ (1888). His discussions of Richard Wagner’s ‘Nibelungen’ and ‘Parsifal’ appeared in 1883; ‘Rhymed and Unrhymed,’ satirical papers, in 1885; ‘Old and New,’ collected poems, in 1890.