Seidler, Alma

ACTOR (AUSTRIA)
BORN 8 Jun 1899, Leoben, Steiermark - DIED 8 Dec 1977, Wien
GRAVE LOCATION Wien: Zentralfriedhof, Simmeringer Hauptstraße 234, Simmering (Gruppe 32 C, nummer 47)

Alma Seidler was the daugher of Professor Ernst Seidler von Feuchtenegg (1862-1931), who became Chancellor of Austria for a brief period in 1917. From 1918 until her death Alma was engaged at the Burgtheater in Vienna.

She played numerous parts at the Burgtheater and occasionaly performed elsewhere, mostly at the Festspiele in Salzburg. After the Second World War she also appeared in movies. In 1959 she received the Josef-Kainz-Medaille for her part in Barries' "Die Medaillen einer alten Dame". She was married to director Karl Eidlitz. The Alma-Seidler-Ring is now a prize for the best stage artist in the German language area.

Family
• Father: Seidler von Feuchtenegg, Ernst

Sources
• Budig, Robert S. et al, Ehrengräber am Wiener Zentralfriedhof, Compress Verlag Wien, Wien
Seidler, Alma eigentlich A. Seidler-Eidlitz
Alma Seidler – Wikipedia

Images

The grave of Alma Seidler at the Zentralfriedhof, Vienna.
Picture by Androom (25 Aug 2005)

 


Seidler, Louise

Published: 1 Aug 2008
Last update: 14 Mar 2010