Lissa, Eva

BORN 9 Oct 1914, Wien - DIED 28 Sep 1988, Berlin
BIRTH NAME Schubert, Wilhelmine
GRAVE LOCATION Berlin: Waldfriedhof Zehlendorf, Potsdamer Chaussee 75-77 (Feld 037-194/95)

Eva Lissa studied at the Max-Reinhardt-Schule in Vienna. In her youth she wrote poetry. In Vienna she met her future husband Pietro Schubert, who was the manager of two small theatres in that city.

She debuted in Zürich and was worked in Berlin, München and Vienna before Boleslaw Barlog engaged her at the Schillertheater in Berlin in 1952. There she was successful in many parts.

During the fifties and sixties of she could often been seen at the stages in Berlin. She disappeared from view for a long time, but in 1983 she made her return. Her last success was her part in "Harold and Maude" at the Renaissance-Theater.


The grave of Eva Lissa at the Waldfriedhof Zehlendorf, Berlin.
Picture by androom (24 Aug 2006)


• Mende, Hans-Jürgen, Lexicon Berliner Grabstätten, Haude & Spener, 2006

Liszt, Cosima

Published: 06 Jan 2007
Last update: 25 Jan 2022