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Marta Eggerth, Jan Kiepura

German postcard by Ross Verlag, no. 8583/1, 1933-1934. Photo: Ufa / Cine-Allianz / Frhr. von Gudenberg.

 

Hungarian-born singer and actress Mártha (or Marta) Eggerth (1912-2013) maintained a global career for over 70 years. She was the popular and talented star of 30 German and Austrian films of the 1930's and in 2007 she performed a New York concert, aged 95.

 

Polish actor and singer Jan Kiepura (1902-1966) was one of the grand tenors of the 20th century and with his handsome smile he also became a popular film star. Solo and together with Marta Eggerth he starred in many popular film operettas of the 1930’s.

 

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Taken on May 30, 2010