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One House In One Street in Berlin.

Running south from Hohenzollenplatz and parallel to the modern, busy Bundesallee in the Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf district of Berlin is the small,  quiet, residential street of Nassauische Straße, named in 1886 after the former Province of Hesse-Nassau. At the turn of the … 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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The Renaissance-Theater

The Renaissance-Theater in Charlottenburg’s Knesebeckstraße is the only fully-preserved Art Deco theatre in Europe.   It was founded in 1922 by the Viennese writer Theodor Tagger, who wrote under the name of Ferdinand Bruckner, and is regarded today as one … Continue reading

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Goya

Construction started in 1905 on the new centre-piece of western Berlin’s Nollendorfplatz, the Neues Schauspielhaus. The huge theatre and concert hall, designed by architects Boswau & Knauer, opened in 1906 with a production of Shakespeare’s The Tempest in the 1260-seat … Continue reading

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