1903 - 1991
The actress, opera and operetta singer Gitta Alpar was born as Margit Klopfer in Budapest. She studied music at the university Budapest from 1919 where she learnt singing and piano. She made her stage debut in 1923 at the Opera of Budapast and laid with it the foundations of a successful singing career. It followed engagements at important opera houses in Vienna and Berlin.
The film industry became aware of the new darling of the audience and
Gitta Alpar made her film debut with the productions "Gitta entdeckt ihr
Herz" (32) and "Die - oder keine" (32).
One year later she fled to Budapest where she continued her career and
in 1936 she got an engagement in England. Other tours followed in Poland
and Chechovlovkia. She left Europe in 1938 and went to Argentina, in the
following year she arrived the USA There she was not able to continue her
career and earned her living as a singing teacher. There were few movies
she took part but the roles remained small.
Gitta Alpar was married with the actor Gustav Fröhlich verheiratet,
but the marriage had to be dissolved in the National Socialist Germany,
moreover Gustav Fröhlich distanced from his wife because he didn't
want to endanger his career.
Other movies with Gitta Alpar: