Klitsch, Wilhelm

BORN 25 Nov 1882, Wien - DIED 24 Feb 1941, Wien
GRAVE LOCATION Wien: Hietzinger Friedhof, Maxingstraße 15, Hietzing (Gruppe 08, Nummer 89)

Wilhelm Klitsch attended the Theatre School Arnau. He debuted as an actor at the RaimunD Theatre in Vienna in 1901 and he worked at the Volkstheater in Vienna from 1906. He appeared in the early silent movies "Auf der Höhe" (1916), "Der Rote Prinz" (1917) and "Die Stimme des Gewissens" (1920). He also worked as a director from 1927 and he held public readings. In 1928 he published "Ohne Maske. Ein modernes Vortragsbuch".

In 1932 he became a professor at the Academy for Music and Performing Arts in Vienna. In 1933 he was put in charge of the Meisterschule für Redekunst in Vienna. He died in Vienna in 1941. The Klitschgasse in Hietzing was named after him in 1955.


The grave of Wilhelm Klitsch at the Hietzing Friedhof, Vienna.
Picture by Androom (26 Aug 2014)


Wilhelm Klitsch – Wikipedia

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Published: 20 Jan 2022
Last update: 01 Apr 2022