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Mártha Eggerth (1912–2013)


From the day she was born Martha lived in a world of music. For sure her father was a banker but he was also an amateur pianist. As for her mother, she was a housewife but also a very talented opera singer who had given up her career for the joys of matrimony and motherhood. It does not come as a surprise, under such circumstances, that the little ... See full bio »

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(age 101) in Rye, New York, USA

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Known For

For Me and My Gal
For Me and My Gal Eve Minard
(1942)
Das Hofkonzert
Das Hofkonzert Christine Holm aka Sängerin Belotti
(1936)
Wo die Lerche singt
Wo die Lerche singt Baronesse Margit von Bardy
(1936)
Casta diva
Casta diva Maddalena Fumarol
(1935)

Filmography

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 1999 Tatort (TV Series)
Babette Schöne
- Nie wieder Oper (1999) ... Babette Schöne (as Marta Eggerth-Kiepura)
 1957 Frühling in Berlin
Verena Illing
 1952 Das Land des Lächelns
Lissy Licht, Sängerin
 1949 Valse brillante
Martha Vassary (as Marta Eggerth)
 1949 Addio Mimí!
Denise Vernier (as Marta Eggerth)
 1943 Presenting Lily Mars
Isobel Rekay (as Marta Eggerth)
 1942 For Me and My Gal
Eve Minard (as Marta Eggerth)
 1938 Waltz Melodies
Marietta Duval, Revuestar (as Marta Eggerth)
 1937 Zauber der Boheme
Denise
 1936 Wo die Lerche singt
Baronesse Margit von Bardy
 1936 Das Schloß in Flandern
Gloria Delamare
 1935 Die blonde Carmen
Maria Barkas
 1935 Casta diva
Maddalena Fumarol
 1935 The Divine Spark
Maddalena Fumaroli
 1935 My Heart Is Calling
Carla
 1934 Ihr größter Erfolg
Therese Krones
 1934 Unfinished Symphony
Caroline Esterhazy
 1934 The Csardas Princess
Sylva Varescu
 1934 Mein Herz ruft nach dir
Carla Schmidt
 1933 Der Zarewitsch
Mary Collin
 1933 Leise flehen meine Lieder
Gräfin Eszterhazy
 1933 Flower of Hawaii
Laya i.e. Susanne Lamond
 1933 Kaiserwalzer
Mizzi Schlaghofer, Herrin vom Olgahof
 1932 The Blue from the Sky
Anni Müller
 1932 Where Is This Lady?
Steffi Piringer
 1932 Moderne Mitgift
Evelyne
 1932 Once There Was a Waltz
Steffi Pirzinger
 1932 A Song, a Kiss, a Girl
Wally Sommer
 1932 Der Frauendiplomat
Hella
 1931 Der Draufgänger
Trude, Animierreiterin (as Martha Eggerth)
 1931 Trara um Liebe
Komtesse Maria-Charlotte, seine Nichte
 1931 Die Bräutigamswitwe
Fay Miller, Tanzgirl, Bills Braut
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Other Works:

Played the female lead in the original Broadway production of Higher and Higher

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3 Articles | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Marta Eggerth | Martha Eggerth | Marta Eggerth-Kiepura
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Trivia:

Eggerth was awarded many major artistic decorations from Austria, Germany, Poland, and Italy in recognition of her accomplishments in operetta, theatre and film. Her final recognitions included the Knights Cross of the Order of the Merit of the Republic of Hungary, her native land's highest honour, and the Erwin Piscator Life Achievement Award for her legendary achievements. See more »

Nickname:

The Callas of Operetta

Star Sign:

Aries

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