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Aslan, Raoul#

b. Saloniki (Greece), Oct. 16, 1886, d. Litzlberg (municipality of Seewalchen am Attersee, Upper Austria), June 17, 1958, Kammerschauspieler of Armenian-Italian descent. Lived in Vienna from 1897; 1917 joined the "Deutsche Volkstheater" in Vienna; 1920-1958 at the Vienna Burgtheater, played mainly classical heroes and complex characters (Hamlet, Mephisto, Marquis Posa, Nathan), 1945-1948 Director of the Vienna Burgtheater; numerous guest performances abroad, radio and film work; 1929 first actor to be awarded the title Kammerschauspieler.

Literature#

E. Buschbeck, R. A. und das Burgtheater, 1946; H. David, A. Direktionszeit am Burgtheater, doctoral thesis, Vienna 1966.