Woman of the week:

Elise Richter

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Elise Richter


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Woman of the week:

Emily Carr

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Emily Carr


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Woman of the week:

Berthe Morisot

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 Manet: Porträt der Berthe


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Woman of the week:

Anne Klein

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Anne Klein


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Woman of the week:

Therese Giehse

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therese giehse

Born 6 March 1898 in Munich
Died 3 March 1975 in Munich

German actress, director and cabaret artist
115th birthday on 6 March 2013


As a girl Therese was cautioned by her upper middle-class Jewish family against a career in the theater: she was after all “not in the least attractive.” Fortunately the young woman already had a mind of her own, and went on to become one of Germany’s most famous and beloved actresses. An artist of unwavering social and political commitment, Giehse enriched and helped shape the modern theater from the Weimar Republic until her death, almost without interruption. After seven years working in the provinces she landed a position in 1926 with the Munich Kammerspiele. One of the many courageous political …

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Woman of the week:

Camilla Collett

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Camilla Collett


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Woman of the week:

Winifred Wagner

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Frauenbild


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Woman of the week:

Frieda Belinfante

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Frauenbild


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