|DIRECTOR, PAINTER, INVENTOR (AUSTRIAN EMPIRE)|
BORN 17 Dec 1888, Gura Humora, Bukovina - DIED 16 Apr 1968, Wien|
BIRTH NAME Ziffer Edler von Teschenbruck, Emanuel
GRAVE LOCATION Wien: Zentralfriedhof, Simmeringer Hauptstraße 234, Simmering (Gruppe 13 B, Reihe G1, Nummer 08)
Mano Ziffer-Teschenbruck came from Bukowina, now in Romania. He went to Hungary and then to Vienna, where he worked as a painter. At the same time he studied natural science and he worked as a chemist and as an engineer. He held the position of Ministerialrat at the Ministry of Railways. In the early 1920s he worked as a film director for a while. After three years he ended his career in the movies and returned to chemistry. In 1926 he cooperated iwth Professor Ludwig
Vanino (1861-1944) on a reproduction method using phosphorus. He was married to the actress Carmen Cartelliieri.
Wife: Cartellieri, Carmen