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us: Eggerth, Marta, 1912-2013


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    • us: Eggerth, Martha, 1912-2013
    • us: Eggert, Márta, 1912-2013
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19120417
    • Death Date

        20131226
    • Birth Place

        Budapest (Hungary)
    • Death Place

        Rye (N.Y.)
    • Gender

        female
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Operetta
      • Occupation

          (lcsh) Sopranos (Singers)
            (lcsh) Motion picture actors and actresses
        • Sources

          • found: *MGTI-Res. 73-22 Haus Neuerburg G.m.b.H., Merzig, Germany. Der künstlerische Tanz. Merzig, Saar [ca. 1934] no. 222.
          • found: Panek, W. Jan Kiepura, 2006: p. [3] (Marta Eggerth)
          • found: German Wikipedia, Feb. 27, 2013 (Marta Eggerth; Martha Eggerth; Márta Eggert; b. Apr. 7, 1912, Budapest; Hungarian opera singer and film actress); Dec. 30, 2013 (b. Apr. 17, 1912; d. Dec. 26, 2013, Rye, N.Y.; had lived in New York since 1938) {http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marta_Eggerth}
          • found: Telegraph (online), viewed Dec. 30, 2013 (Márta Eggerth; b. Apr. 17, 1912, Budapest; d. Dec. 26, 2013; singer hailed as "the Maria Callas of operetta" who enchanted Broadway but turned her back on Hollywood)
          • found: New York times (online), viewed Dec. 31, 2013 (in obituary published Dec. 30: Marta Eggerth; b. Apr. 17, 1912, Budapest; coloratura soprano; began singing as a child in her native Hungary and became a star as a teenager in Vienna in the period known as the Silver Age of operetta; starred in musical films in Austria, Hungary, Germany, England, and Italy; m. Jan Kiepura, 1936; settled in the U.S. before the outbreak of war in Europe; d. Thursday [Dec. 26, 2013], Rye, N.Y., aged 101)
          • found: LC database, Dec. 31, 2013 (hdg.: Eggerth, Martha; usage: Marta Eggerth)
        • Editorial Notes

          • [Data contributed by the Dance Heritage Coalition for the New York Public Library Dance Collection.]
        • Change Notes

          • 1997-11-05: new
          • 2013-12-31: revised
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