Glassbrenner-Peroni, Adele

BORN 17 Jan 1813, Brünn (now: Brno) - DIED 31 Jul 1895, Berlin
GRAVE LOCATION Berlin: Kirchhof Jerusalem und Neue Kirche III, Mehringdamm 21 (Halleschen Tor), Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg (1/2-17-21 147 (312-17-20/21), Ehrengrab)

Adele Peroni came from Vienna, where she mainly performed in parts by Ferdinand Raimund. In 1837 she was engaged at the Köningstädtischen Theater in Berlin. In 1838 her contract wasn't extended because she planned to marry Adolf Glasbrenner, who had attacked the management of the theatre severy in his critical articles.

They married in 1840 and she was engaged at the Hoftheater in Neustrelitz, where she became a star. She also appeared in Prague, Kassel and Mannheim. After their return to Berlin in 1858 she became a drama teacher and among the pupils at her school were Marie Seebach, Zerline Würzburg and Charlotte Wolter.

She was buried at the Jerusalen and Neue Kirch III cemetety in Berlin. Initially she had a separate grave but in 1928 it was united with her husband's grave.

• Husband: Glassbrenner, Adolf (1840-)

Related persons
• was teacher of Gabillon-Würzburg, Zerline
• was teacher of Röder, Mila
• was teacher of Seebach, Marie
• was teacher of Wolter, Charlotte


The grave of Adolf Glasbrenner and Adele Pieroni at the Kirchhof Jerusalem und Neue Kirche III, Halleschen Tor, Kreuzberg, Berlin.
Picture by Androom (08 Apr 2003)


• Hammer, Klaus, Historische Friedhöfe & Grabmäler in Berlin, Stattbuch Verlag, Berlin, 1994
Lexikon: Peroni, Adele

Glawatsch, Franz

Published: 30 Nov 2014
Last update: 04 Jan 2022