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Collage 2020-05-02 Anna Held

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Collage 2020-05-02 Anna Held

“I do not like vaudeville, but what can I do? It likes me.” Anna Held

Anna Held (19 March 1872 – 12 August 1918) was a Polish-born stage performer and singer on Broadway. While appearing in London, she was spotted by impresario Florenz Ziegfeld, who brought her to America as his common-law wife. Her fame seems to have owed more to Ziegfeld’s promotional flair than to any intrinsic talent, and she did not gain critical acclaim. But her uninhibited style inspired the long-running series of popular revues, the Ziegfeld Follies.

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„Ich mag kein Varieté, aber was kann ich tun? Es mag mich. ” Anna Held

Anna Held (19. März 1872 – 12. August 1918) war eine in Polen geborene Bühnenkünstlerin und Sängerin am Broadway. Während ihres Auftritts in London wurde sie von Impresario Florenz Ziegfeld entdeckt, der sie als seine Lebensgefährtin nach Amerika…

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