|SCENERY DESIGNER, COSTUME DESIGNER (AUSTRIAN EMPIRE)|
BORN 26 Jun 1894, Wien - DIED 2 Aug 1961, Wien|
GRAVE LOCATION Wien: Hietzinger Friedhof, Maxingstraße 15, Hietzing (Gruppe 08, Nummer 72 (cleared))
Alfred Kunz studied at the Art Academy for a short time and he
worked from 1918 as an architect. From 1922 he was a scenery designer for many theatres in Vienna and especially for the Raimundtheater. He also worked for the film industry, creating sceneries as well as costumes. In 1942 he was the costume designer for "Wiener Blut" and in 1949 for "Wiener Mädeln".
Kunz also created fashion drawings. From 1938 to 1945 he was artistic director of the Wiener Hauses der Mode (Vienna House of Fashion). In 1945 he received the title of professor. From 1945 to 1955 he was the director of the fashion school at Schloss Hetzendorf in Wien-Meidling. He was the founder of the fashion collection at the Wien Museum. In 1949 he was awarded the Preis der Stadt Wien für Kunsthandwerk (City of Vienna Prize for Arts and Crafts).
Alfred Kunz â€“ Wikipedia