Pallenberg, Max

BORN 18 Dec 1877, Wien: Wintergasse 7 - DIED 26 Jun 1934, Karlsbad, Bohemia (now: Karlovy Vary)
CAUSE OF DEATH plane crash
GRAVE LOCATION Wien: Feuerhalle Simmering, 11., Simmeringer Hauptstraße 337 (Abteilung ML, Gruppe 16, Nummer 1G)

Max Pallenberg was born ito a family that had come from Galicia to Vienna. He was educated as an actor and worked in the provinces before Josef Jarno engaged him at the Theater in der Josefstadt in Vienna in 1904. In 1908 he moved to the Theater an der Wien where he appeared in operattas like "Der Graf von Luxemburg" (1911). In 1911 he went to Munich and in 1914 Max Reinhardt contracted him for the Deutsche Theater in Berlin. In 1917 he married the actress Fritzi Massary.

In the 1920s he made several guest appearances in other countries and he appeared at the Festspiele in Salzburg where he was Teufel in "Jedermann" (1926). He also played in silent movies. In 1933 he went into exile in Austria with Fritzi, who was Jewish. In 1934 he died during a plain crash in Karlsbad.

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28/3/1929Performance of Frank Wedekind's "Der Marquis von Keith" in honour of the recently deceased Albert Steinrück. It took place at the Schauspielhaus at the Gendarmemarkt in Belrin. Director was Leopold Jessner and Heinrich Mann speeched. Among the participating actors were Heinrich George, Werner Krauss, Carola Neher, Tilla Durieux, Jakob Tiedtke, Conrad Veidt, Max Pallenberg, Elisabeth Bergner, Paul Wegener, Hans Albers, Käthe Dorsch and Veit Harlan. [Albers, Hans][Bergner, Elisabeth][Brausewetter, Hans][Dietrich, Marlene][Durieux, Tilla][George, Heinrich][Goetz, Curt][Harlan, Veit][Körber, Hilde][Kortner, Fritz][Krauss, Werner][Mann, Heinrich][Steinrück, Albert][Veidt, Conrad][Wedekind, Frank][Wedekind, Tilly][Wegener, Paul]


The grave of Max Pallenberg at the Feuerhalle Simmering, Vienna.
Picture by Androom (12 Aug 2010)


Max Pallenberg – Wikipedia

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Published: 16 Jun 2018
Last update: 02 Mar 2022