|ACTOR, DIRECTOR (GERMANY)|
BORN 8 Jan 1844, Berne (now part of Hamburg) - DIED 10 Oct 1911, Wien|
GRAVE LOCATION Wien: Döblinger Friedhof, Hartäckerstraße 65 (Gruppe 20, Nummer 1)
Ernst Hartmann worked at a factory in Chemnitz when he first appeared in the Stadttheater in that city as a mute. He took acting lessons and joined a travelling group of actors in 1862.
In 1864 he was engaged by Heinrich Laube at the Hofburgtheater in Vienna. In 1868 he married the actress Helene Schneeberger. From 1869 onwards he also worked as a director and in 1880 he became a Hofschauspieler (Court actor).
Wife: Hartmann-Schneeberger, Helene (1868-)
has a connection with Laube, Heinrich