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Irene Eisinger

Foto: Suse Byk (1884-1943)

1903 - 1994

The actress and singer Irene Eisinger had great musical successes in the 30's and participated in several recordings.
She belonged to the favourites of Otto Klemperer and took part in Kurt Weill's "Die Bürgschaft".

She began her career in Basel in 1926, and from 1928 to 1932 she appeared in Berlin. It followed trips to Vienna and Salzburg.

Thanks to her popularity as a singer she was engaged for a film called "Zwei Herzen im Dreiviertel-Takt" (30) for the first time.
It followed other movies like "Die lustigen Weiber von Wien" (31) and "Die Försterchristl" (31).

Finally her career was brought to an end by the National Socialists and she emigrated to Prague in 1933 and later wemt tp England where she took part in her last movie "Young Man's Fancy" (39).
Beside it she performed as a sopran singer at the Glyndebourne theater where she was very successful. Other performances followed at the Covent Garden and at the Adelphi Theater.