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Marlene Dietrich’s Berlin

  One of Berlin’s most notable addresses is a modest apartment block halfway down an unassuming side street, just to the west of Julius-Leber-Brücke S-Bahn station in Schöneberg. The 20th century was just two years old when Maria Magdalene Dietrich … Continue reading

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Walter Kollo

Elimar Walter Kollodzieyski was born in Neidenburg, East Prussia on January 28th 1878, the son of an affluent businessman and a concert pianist. He was encouraged to study music from an early age by his mother, much to the disappointment … Continue reading

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Eva von Sacher-Masoch

Eva Hermine von Sacher-Masoch, Baroness Erisso, was born into Austrian aristocracy in Budapest in 1912. She spent her early years with her parents, Artur and Flora, and brother Alexander on the family estate in what is now Romania. Her great … Continue reading

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Hans Otto

Hans Otto was born in Dresden on August 10th, 1900 and attended school with the  author Erich Kästner.  He made his stage debut at the Künstlertheater in Frankfurt am Main in 1921 and, in October 1922, married the actress Mie … Continue reading

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Renate Müller

Renate Müller was born in Munich on April 26th, 1906. Her father was one of Munich’s leading newspaper publishers and her mother, a painter. A keen interest in acting and poetry led her to the Harzer Bergtheater in Thale where, … Continue reading

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