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Blamauer, Karoline Wilhelmine (Lenya, Lotte)

Born: 1898? AD
Died: 1981 AD.

Nationality: Hungarian
Categories: Actresses, Singer


1898 - Born on October 18th in Vienna-Penzing, Austria-Hungary.

1914 - Moved to Zurich to be trained in classical dance and gained experience in opera and ballet at the Schauspielhaus.

1926 - Married to Kurt Weill on January 28th.

1951 - Married to George Davis on July 7th.

1957 - She won a Tony award for her role as Jenny, performed in English, in a Broadway production of 'The Threepenny Opera'.

1961 - Lotte Lenya shot to international fame with their portrayal of Contessa Magda Terbilli-Gozales, Vivien Leigh's friend in The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone.

1962 - Married to Russell Detweiller on November 2nd.

1963 - Lotte Lenya was a Tony Award-winning and Academy award-nominated actress and singer who is best remembered for her supporting role as Rosa Klebb in the classic Bond film From Russia with Love.

1971 - Married to Richard Siemanowski on June 9th.

1981 - Died on November 27th in New York, New York.


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