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Marie Geistinger By Unknown

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Marie "Charlotte Cecilia" Geistinger
(* 26 July 1836 in Graz , † 29 September
1903 in Klagenfurt )
Austrian Soprano
She was educated in the main by Carl Maria Wolf in Vienna. In 1850 she made her debut as a soubrette at the Max Schwaiger-Theater in Munich. 1852 she came to the theater in the Josefstadt in Vienna. In 1854 she appeared at the Friedrich Wilhelm Municipal Theater Berlin, in 1856 at the Thalia Theatre in Hamburg. 1859-63 she worked at the Municipal Theatre of Riga, where she was active in the versatile opera, operetta and comedy. 1863 she performed in Berlin at the Victoria Theatre. 1865 came at the Vienna Strampfertheater a majestic success of the singer when she appeared there in the title role in Offenbach's 'Beautiful Helena'. Offenbach In world premieres of Johann Strauss operetta 'Indigo' (1871), 'Carnival in Rome' (1873) and 'Cagliostro in Wien' (1875). On 04.05.1874 she created at the Theater an der Wien in the premiere of 'bat' the role of Rosalinde; . She performed both as an operetta singer and as a tragedian. She came back to Europe in 1885 and now turned back to operetta. 1888,