Dassanowsky, Elfriede Elfi#
b. Vienna, Feb. 2, 1924, musician. Studied piano and singing at the Vienna Musikhochschule*, founded the theatre "Das Podium" in 1946 and together with E. Hanus the Belvedere film production company. Appeared in two of the films produced by this company (Die Gluecksmuehle, 1947; Der Leberfleck, 1948). Later was a concert pianist, singer, revue artiste and teacher of music. Has lived in the USA since 1955, where she has been a voice teacher, film producer and business woman and has rendered outstanding service as a promoter of Austrian culture.