Lotte Lenya

1898 - 1981

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Lotte Lenya (born Karoline Wilhelmine Charlotte Blamauer; 18 October 1898 – 27 November 1981) was an Austrian-American singer, diseuse, and actress, long based in the United States. In the German-speaking and classical music world, she is best remembered for her performances of the songs of her first husband, Kurt Weill. In English-language cinema, she was nominated for an Academy Award for her role as a jaded aristocrat in The Roman Spring of Mrs. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lotte Lenya has received more than 924,630 page views. Her biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Lotte Lenya is the 850th most popular actor (up from 927th in 2019), the 325th most popular biography from Austria (up from 336th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Austrian Actor.

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Among actors, Lotte Lenya ranks 850 out of 10,030Before her are Stephen Chow, Jackie Coogan, Owen Wilson, Stewart Granger, Héctor Elizondo, and Carroll Baker. After her are Eric Idle, Yuri Nikulin, Lloyd Bridges, Joseph Cotten, Mario Adorf, and Eric Bana.

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Among people born in 1898, Lotte Lenya ranks 63Before her are Salvatore Ferragamo, Henry Hathaway, Günther Korten, Kurt Tank, Julius Schaub, and Emil Artin. After her are Arletty, Inejiro Asanuma, Viktor Ullmann, Hastings Banda, Ernő Gerő, and Randolph Scott. Among people deceased in 1981, Lotte Lenya ranks 45Before her are Lobsang Rampa, Bill Shankly, Bernard Lee, Karl Richter, Princess Margarita of Greece and Denmark, and Mike Hailwood. After her are Prince Yasuhiko Asaka, Gyula Lóránt, Heinz Kohut, Mao Dun, Josep Pla, and Stefan Wyszyński.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Lotte Lenya ranks 325 out of 1,075Before her are Archduchess Maria Elisabeth of Austria (1680), Emil Artin (1898), Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria (1892), Maria Christina, Princess of Transylvania (1574), Katharina Schratt (1853), and Ferdinand Charles, Archduke of Austria (1628). After her are Erich Kleiber (1890), Prince Louis of Battenberg (1854), Clemence of Austria (1262), Archduchess Clementina of Austria (1798), Hermine Braunsteiner (1919), and Walter Kohn (1923).

Among ACTORS In Austria

Among actors born in Austria, Lotte Lenya ranks 11Before her are Christoph Waltz (1956), Helmut Berger (1944), Maria Schell (1926), Klaus Maria Brandauer (1943), Oskar Werner (1922), and Katharina Schratt (1853). After her are Senta Berger (1941), Helene Weigel (1900), Christine Kaufmann (1945), Marisa Mell (1939), Martin Weinek (1964), and Nadja Tiller (1929).

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