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Joseph Schmidt (I) (1904–1942)


Educated in Czernowitz. Musical education in Synagogue choir. 1924 moves to Berlin to continue his musical studies. Opera debut Berlin 1929. Film career starts 1931: "Liebesexpress". Most famous movie 1933 "Ein Lied geht um die Welt." Lives in Berlin, Vienna, Brussels, Amsterdam, Nice. Dies 1942 in a Swiss internment camp for illegal refugees. See full bio »

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Known For

A Star Fell from Heaven
(1936)
Tonight or Never
Tonight or Never Soundtrack
(1972)

Filmography

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 1936 A Star Fell from Heaven
Josef Reiner
 1934 Ein Stern fällt vom Himmel
Joseph Reiner, Musikstudent
 1933 Ein Lied geht um die Welt
Ricardo
 1932 Goethe lebt...!
Tenor
 1931 Eight Days of Happiness
Enrico Tonelli, Sänger
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 1972 Tonight or Never (performer: "Heute Nacht oder nie")
 1936 A Star Fell from Heaven (performer: "A Star Fell from Heaven" (uncredited), "I'm Happy When It's Raining" (uncredited), "I'll Sing a Song of Love to You" (uncredited), "Wine and Waltz" (uncredited), "La Coeur de la Vie", "I Hear You Calling Me", "Excelsior")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

4 CD collection (Opera, Pop-Music, Film Music) on EMI CHS 7 64676 2

Publicity Listings:

1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 0¼" (1.53 m)
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Trivia:

Schmidt was born in 1904 in Davideny, Buchavina, Rumania to a farming family. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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