There is an ongoing desire for cabaret and classical popular music.
Right at the beginning
of the twentieth century up to the First World War and between the two
Great Wars the art of the chanteuse developed. A chanson hovers between
the melody of the song and the dramatic interpretive nuances the singer
Yvette Guilbert from France,
Mabel Mercer from England and above all artists of Berlin and Vienna excelled
in the early genre. Piaf advanced the French chansons of Lucienne Boyer and
Mistinguette; Marlene Dietrich and Greta Keller brought the chansons to the
concert halls of Europe and the night clubs of America. Sissi Kraner continued
the tradition of Rosl Berndt and Fritzi Massari in the Cabaret Simpl still
flourishing to capacity today.
"Liesl Müller's music is a tribute to the singers,
composers and librettists of the golden era. She uniquely presents the songs
of yesteryear. Some songs of the thirties and forties can be sampled on Liesl
Müller's Golden Era website. It is also a joy to listen to her authentic
interpretation of Viennese songs of the twenties and earlier."
"Liesl Müller, an accomplished chansonniere
in the classical tradition and a great admirer of Lotte Lenya and Ute Lemper,
is herself an excellent interpreter of the work of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt