Tag Archives: Schöneberg

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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The Silhouette

“lacking in splendour and dull on the outside, the interior is cozy and warm like a boudoir. The name is etched across the front in silver, rococo lettering. Inside it may be lacking in width, but not in wealth. The … Continue reading

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The Sportpalast

Situated on the corner of what is now Potsdamer Strasse and Pallasstrasse in the Schöneberg district of the city, The Sportspalast opened in 1910. It was built on land formerly occupied by the palatial estate of the city’s Head of … Continue reading

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Marlene Dietrich

Maria Magdelene Dietrich was born on this day, 27th December, in 1901 in the Schöneberg district of Berlin. She was the second daughter of Louis Dietrich, a police lieutenant, and Wilhelmina Felsing, the daughter of a well-to-do Berlin family. Her … Continue reading

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