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Elfi von Dassanowsky (1924–2007)

A musical prodigy, von Dassanowsky was the youngest female to gain admission to Vienna's Academy (now University) of Music and Performing Arts to be trained as an opera singer and concert pianist. Already a noted performer as a student, she taught Curd Jürgens piano for one of his first major roles in Wen die Götter lieben (1942). Offered a ... See full bio »

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4 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Semmelweis Producer
Felix Austria!
Felix Austria! Producer
Kiss Me Casanova
Kiss Me Casanova Producer
Die Glücksmühle


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 2013 Felix Austria! (Documentary) (co-producer - as Elfi Dassanowsky)
 2005 Wilson Chance (executive producer)
 2001 Semmelweis (Short) (executive producer)
 1949 Kiss Me Casanova (producer)
 1949 Dr. Rosin (producer)
 1948 Der Leberfleck (producer)
 1947 Kunstschätze des Klosterneuburger Stiftes (Documentary) (producer)
 1947 Wer küßt wen? (producer)
 1947 Die Glücksmühle (producer)
 1946 Symphony in Salzburg (Documentary) (producer)
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In the late 1940s, Dassanowsky modeled exclusively for Austrian painter Franz Xaver Wolf (1896-1990). His work featuring her image is now in international public and private collections. See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 8 Interviews | 20 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Elfi Dassanowsky | Elfriede Dassanowsky


5' 2" (1.57 m)

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Offered a role by Otto Preminger in his production of The Cardinal (1963) but became private vocal coach to his acting discoveries. See more »

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