Schramm, Amalie

ACTOR, SOPRANO (GERMANY)
BORN 31 Oct 1826, Memel (Lithuania) - DIED 3 Dec 1907, Berlin
GRAVE LOCATION Berlin: Kirchhof Jerusalem und Neue Kirche I, Halleschen Tor, Kreuzberg (Abt. 3/3-4 (3/3-7-5 168))

Daughter of the actress Henriette Schramm-Graham (1803-1876) and the actor Nikolaus Schramm and sister of the actress Anna Schramm. Her mother gave her acting lessons and Marie von Marra-Vollmer was her voice teacher.

From 1847 onwards she was succesful as a singer in Köningsberg, Riga, Danzig and Magdeburg. At the height of her fame as a singer in 1855 she lost her voice. She concentrated on acting and between 1856 and 1860 she was a member of the Friedrich Wilhelmstädtischen Theater in Berlin. From 1860 to 1873 she was engaged at the Hoftheater in Schwerin.

In 1873 she retired from acting and she lived with her mother in Kötzschenbroda until her mother died in 1876. Then she moved to Berlin where she lived with her sister Anna.

Related persons
• is brother/sister of Schramm, Anna

Sources
• Mende, Hans-Jürgen, Lexicon Berliner Grabstätten, Haude & Spener, 2005
Amalie Schramm – Wikipedia

Images

The grave of Anna and Amalie Schramm at the Kirchhof Jerusalem und Neue Kirche I, Halleschen Tor, Kreuzberg, Berlin.
Picture by Androom (08 Apr 2003)

 


Schramm, Anna

Published: 16 May 2010
Last update: 16 May 2010