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Geistinger, Marie#

b. Graz (Styria), July 26, 1833, d. Klagenfurt (Carinthia), Sept. 29, 1903, actress, singer. Daughter of Russian Court actors, 1844 children's roles in Graz, 1850 debut in Munich, 1852 at the Theater in der Josefstadt in Vienna, afterwards in Berlin, Hamburg and Riga; Engaged by F. Strampfer at the Theater an der Wien in 1865, where she was artistic director together with M. Steiner from 1869-1875; in Leipzig for 3 years; from 1881-1884 seven tours of the USA; last performance in Oedenburg in 1888; a versatile artist: prima donna of operettas (J. Offenbach, J. Strauss), actress in popular plays (L. Anzengruber) and tragedies (Maria Stuart, Medea, Iphigenie, Elisabeth, Sappho).


E. Pirchan, M. G. Die Koenigin der Operette, 1947.