Haeussermann, Ernst

THEATRE MANAGER, DIRECTOR, FILM PRODUCER (GERMANY)
BORN 3 Jun 1916, Leipzig, Sachsen - DIED 11 Jun 1984, Wien
REAL NAME Häussermann, Ernst
GRAVE LOCATION Wien: Döblinger Friedhof, Hartäckerstraße 65 (Gruppe 37, Reihe 1, Nummer 24 (Ehrengrab))

Ernst Haeussermann was the son of actor Reinhold Haeussermann. He worked as director, producer and theatre manager. From 1933 until 1938 he worked for the Burgtheater in Vienna and from 1939 until 1943 he was Max Reinhardt's assistent in Hollywood. In the USA he married Johanna Lothar (1918-1945), the daughter of Ernst Lothar (1890-1974), who worked as private secretary for Max Reinhardt at the time.

After his return to Austria he worked for the American embassy in Vienna. From 1954 to 1958 he managed the Theater in der Josefstadt together with Franz Stoß. From 1959 until 1968 he was the director of the Burgtheater and from 1977 until 1984 he held the same position at the Theater in der Josefstadt in Vienna. From 1969 to 1983 he was the director of "Jedermann" at the Festspiele in Salzburg. In 1954 he married his second wife, the actress Susi Nicoletti.

Family
• Wife: Nicoletti, Susi (1954-1984)

Related persons
• worked for Reinhardt, Max

Images

The grave of Ernst Haeusserman and Susi Nicoletti at the Döblinger Friedhof, Vienna.
Picture by Androom (19 Aug 2007)

 

Sources
• Bauer, Werner T., Wiener Friedhofsführer, Genaue Beschreibung sämtlicher Begräbnisstätten nebst einer Geschichte des Wiener Bestattungswesens, Falter Verlag, Wien, 1991
Haeusserman, Ernst


Hagel, Richard

Published: 21 Mar 2008
Last update: 02 Apr 2021