Tag: Austrian

Rainer Maria Rilke

(1875–1926) René Karl Wilhelm Johann Josef Maria Rilke Works: • Auguste Rodin (English) • Auguste Rodin (German) • Das Buch der Bilder (German) • Das Marien-Leben (German) • Das Stunden-Buch (German) • Der Neuen Gedichte: Anderer Teil (German) • Die…

Eugenia Primavesi

(1874–1962) Eugenie Franziska Butschek, called Mäda Otto and Eugenia Primavesi. The grave of Eugenia Mäda Primavesi at the Zentralfriedhof, Vienna. Eugenia Primavesi in Art: Klimt, Gustav (1862-1918) Eugenia Primavesi 1913–1914 Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota   Born June 13 1874…

Maximilian I of Mexico

(1832–1867) Ferdinand Maximilian Joseph Maria von Habsburg-Lothringen Emperor of Mexico (1864–1867) Photograph of the execution of Maximilian (right) Miramón (center) and Mejía (left). Photograph of the Mexican firing squad that executed Emperor Maximilian I, commanded by Colonel Palacios (right). Maximilian…

Friedericke Maria Beer

(1891–1980) Friederike Maria (Federica) Beer-Monti Friederike Maria Beer-Monti and Gustav Klimt, Summer 1916 in Weißenbach am Attersee. Friedericke Maria Beer in Art: Klimt, Gustav (1862-1918) Portrait of Friedericke Maria Beer 1916 Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv   Born January…

Fritz Lang

(1890–1976) Friedrich Christian Anton Lang Filmography as Actor: Le Mépris 1963 Director: Jean-Luc Godard Starring: Brigitte Bardot, Michel Piccoli   Born December 5 1890 Vienna (Austria) Died August 2 1976 Beverly Hills, CA (USA) Occupation Actor Producer Film director Occupation Screenwriter Writer Awards Hollywood Walk…

Maria Schell

(1926–2005) Maria Margarethe Anna Schell Filmography as Actress: Le Notti Bianche 1957 Director: Luchino Visconti Starring: Maria Schell, Marcello Mastroianni   Born January 15 1926 Vienna (Austria) Died April 26 2005 Preitenegg (Austria) Cause of death Pneumonia Brother Maximilian Schell (1930-2014) Occupation Actress Producer…

Otto Preminger

(1905–1986) Otto Ludwig Preminger Filmography as Director: Bonjour Tristesse 1958 Director: Otto Preminger Starring: Deborah Kerr, David Niven   Born December 5 1905 Vyzhnytsia (Ukraine) Died April 23 1986 New York, NY (USA) Cause of death Alzheimer’s / Lung cancer Occupation Film director…

Lotte Lenya

(1898–1981) Karoline Wilhelmine Charlotte Blamauer Filmography as Actress: From Russia with Love 1963 Director: Terence Young Starring: Sean Connery, Daniela Bianchi   Born October 18 1898 Vienna (Austria) Died November 27 1981 New York, NY (USA) Cause of death Cancer Occupation Actress Singer Awards…

Curd Jürgens

(1915–1982) Curd Gustav Andreas Gottlieb Franz Jürgens Filmography as Actor: Et Dieu… créa la femme 1956 Director: Roger Vadim Starring: Brigitte Bardot, Curd Jürgens     The Spy Who Loved Me 1977 Director: Lewis Gilbert Starring: Roger Moore, Barbara Bach   Born December 13 1915 Solln,…