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Miliza Korjus (1909–1980)


Miliza's father was Arthur Korjus, a lieutenant colonel in the Imperial Russian Army and later Chief of Staff to the War Minister of Estonia. The Estonian branch of her family was of Swedish descent, having settled in Estonia during the middle of the seventeenth century when the country was ruled by Sweden. The original Swedish spelling of the ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Great Waltz
The Great Waltz Carla Donner
(1938)
Grand Illusion
Grand Illusion Soundtrack
(1985)
Imperial Cavalry
Imperial Cavalry Vera Dona
(1942)

Filmography

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 1985 Grand Illusion (performer: "Warum" - as Militza Korjus)
 1976 That's Entertainment, Part II (Documentary) (performer: "Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald (Tales from the Vienna Woods), Op. 325": (1868) - uncredited)
 1955 MGM Parade (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.13 (1955) ... (performer: "Tales From the Vienna Woods")
- Episode #1.12 (1955) ... (performer: "Tales From the Vienna Woods, Op.325" - uncredited)
 1938 The Great Waltz ("One Day When We Were Young" (1885), uncredited) / (performer: "Tales From the Vienna Woods, Op.325" (1868), "There'll Come a Time", "Die Fledermaus (The Bat)" (1874) - uncredited)
 1935 The Student of Prague (performer: "Warum?")
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 1942 Imperial Cavalry
Vera Dona
 1935 The Student of Prague
Julia (singing voice)
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 1958 The Christophers (TV Series)
Herself
- The Power of Music (1958) ... Herself
 1938 Screen Snapshots Series 17, No. 9 (Short documentary)
Herself - Vocalist
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 1976 That's Entertainment, Part II (Documentary)
Clip from 'The Great Waltz'
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Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Nickname:

The Berlin Nightingale

Star Sign:

Leo

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