Matkowsky, Adalbert

ACTOR (GERMANY)
BORN 6 Dec 1858, Königsberg - DIED 16 Mar 1909, Berlin: Charlottenburg
GRAVE LOCATION Berlin: Evangelischer Luisenfriedhof II, Königin-Elisabeth-Straße 46-50 (II M 21.4a-d)

Adalbert Matkowsky was educated as an actor in Berlin in 1877 and debuted at the Gesellschaftstheater Urania in Berlin. He soon obtained an engagement in Dresden and from 1886 to 1889 he worked at the Staatstheater in Hamburg.

In 1889 he moved to Berlin where he was employed at the Königlichen Schauspielhaus. He was the first person to become Königlich preußischen Hofschauspieler (Royal Prussian Court Actor).

Sources
Winkler Prins Encyclopedie (editie 1909), 1909
• Aubert, Joachim, Handbuch der Grabstätten berühmten Deutscher, Österreicher und Schweizer, Deutscher Kunstverlag, München, 1973

Images

The grave of Adalbart Matkowsky at the Evangelischer Luisenfriedhof II, Berlin.
Picture by Androom (29 Mar 2007)

 

Adalbert Matkowsky in "Leben ein Traum".
 

Adalbert Matkowsky in "Macbeth".
 


Matta, Roberto

Published: 19 May 2007
Last update: 13 Nov 2010