Christen, Adolf

BORN 7 Aug 1811, Berlin - DIED 13 Jul 1883, München, Bayern
GRAVE LOCATION München, Bayern: Alte Südfriedhof, Thalkirchnerstrasse 17 (Neue Arkade 121)

Adolf Christen was educated to become a merchant. He didn't like the profession. After becoming a machine fitter he didn't like this either. In 1831 he started acting in Wittenberg. After long wanderings he was invited by Friedrich Jahn for an audition at the Court theatre in Munich. He obtained an engaged and worked for the theatre for over 30 years. He was also the manager of the Aktientheater in Munich.

After Klara Ziegler's father died in 1860 he became her ward. He didn't support her wish to become an actress, but he gave in and gave her acting lessons. They married in 1876, when he was 65 and she was 32. He died in 1883 and was buried at the Alte Südfriedhof in Munich.

• Wife: Ziegler, Klara (1876-1883)


Klara Ziegler's grave at the Alte Südfriedhof, Munich.
Picture by Androom (21 Mar 2002)


Adolf Christen – Wikipedia

Christian, Norbert

Published: 20 Sep 2020
Last update: 02 May 2022