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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 18 August 1873Mährisch-Schönberg, Austria-Hungary (now Sumperk, Czech Republic)
Date of Death 1 June 1946Rottach-Egern, Bavaria, Germany  (heart attack)

Mini Bio (1)

First known as an operatic tenor, especially renowned for his Wagnerian work, he would eventually quit singing and become a comedian in Austrian films.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Bill Takacs <kinephile@aol.com>

Spouse (1)

Elisabeth Wertheim (? - 27 May 1944) (her death) (2 children)

Trivia (3)

Father of actor Walter Slezak and Margarete Slezak.
Grandfather of Erika Slezak.
Ensemble member of the Berlin State Opera (1898-1900), the Vienna State Opera (1901-1926). Retired from opera in 1934 to devote his time to film acting.

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