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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 1,025,174 page views. Her biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Lotte Lenya is the 766th most popular actor (up from 850th in 2019), the 297th most popular biography from Austria (up from 325th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Austrian Actor.

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Among actors, Lotte Lenya ranks 766 out of 9,996Before her are Luke Perry, Ida Rubinstein, Sissy Spacek, Elisabeth Shue, Stephen Boyd, and Oliver Reed. After her are Lambert Wilson, Yuri Nikulin, Glenn Ford, Lita Grey, Raj Kapoor, and Sara Montiel.

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Among people born in 1898, Lotte Lenya ranks 56Before her are Josef Terboven, Latife Uşşaki, Hanns Eisler, Stefania Turkewich, Felix Kersten, and Günther Korten. After her are Kurt Tank, Carl Clauberg, Howard Florey, Arletty, Marie-Pierre Kœnig, and Salvatore Ferragamo. Among people deceased in 1981, Lotte Lenya ranks 43Before her are Will Durant, Bill Haley, Bernard Lee, Lobsang Rampa, Leo Kanner, and Omar Torrijos. After her are Prince Yasuhiko Asaka, Duško Popov, Stefan Wyszyński, Karl Richter, Heinz Kohut, and Natalia Pavlovna Paley.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Lotte Lenya ranks 297 out of 1,237Before her are Richard Réti (1889), Toni Sailer (1935), Rudolf Kirchschläger (1915), Camillo Sitte (1843), Otto Robert Frisch (1904), and Countess Georgina von Wilczek (1921). After her are Bertha Pappenheim (1859), Adam Albert von Neipperg (1775), Anne of Austria, Landgravine of Thuringia (1432), Joseph Lanner (1801), Archduchess Marie Caroline of Austria (1801), and Clemens Krauss (1893).

Among ACTORS In Austria

Among actors born in Austria, Lotte Lenya ranks 11Before her are Maximilian Schell (1930), Helmut Berger (1944), Klaus Maria Brandauer (1943), Maria Schell (1926), Katharina Schratt (1853), and Oskar Werner (1922). After her are Senta Berger (1941), Helene Weigel (1900), Christine Kaufmann (1945), Barbara Valentin (1940), Martin Weinek (1964), and Peter Alexander (1926).

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