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Kate Kühl

Elfriede Katharina Nehrupt was born December 16th 1899 in Cologne, Germany. Encouraged by her doctor father she came to Berlin aged 19, shortly after the first world war, to study classical music and song at the Stern Conservatory. Fiercely political … Continue reading

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Rosa Valetti

Rosa Vallentin was born in Berlin in March 1878. She was an actress, cabaret performer and singer whose career started in suburban Berlin theatre and graduated to cabaret after meeting political satirist and writer Kurt Tucholsky. (Image filmportal.de) In 1920 … Continue reading

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Kurt Gerron

Kurt Gerron was born in Berlin on May 11th 1897. He initially studied medicine but after being wounded in the First World War became a stage actor in 1920. (image usa.diplo.de) Throughout the Weimar period Kurt Gerron was one of … Continue reading

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