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Anita Berber

Anita Berber was born in Dresden on June 10th 1899 to Felix and Lucie Berber. Felix was First Violinist with the Municipal Orchestra and Lucie, an aspiring actress and singer. She was raised, mostly, by her grandmother in her early … Continue reading

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Weisse Maus Cabaret

The Weisse Maus (White Mouse) opened in 1919, at Jägerstraße 18 in the busy Friedrichstadt area of Berlin, famous for it’s numerous cabaret clubs and revue theatres. It is rumoured to have acquired it’s name as it was across the … Continue reading

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Claire Waldoff

Clara Wortmann was born in 1884, the 11th child of a family of 16, and grew up in Gelsenkirchen. She attended a girls’ High School in Hanover, from where it was expected she would graduate and go on to study … Continue reading

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