Austrian movie stars died at 56

Here are 2 famous actors from Austria died at 56:

Richard Tauber

Richard Tauber (May 16, 1891 Linz-January 8, 1948 London) a.k.a. Richard Denemy, Ernst Seiffert, Carl Tauber or C. Richard Tauber was an Austrian singer and actor.

Tauber was born into a Jewish family and initially trained as a painter before turning to music. He quickly gained popularity in Austria, Germany, and the United Kingdom with his distinctive tenor voice and interpretation of classical music, operetta, and popular songs. Tauber eventually became a British citizen and performed in numerous concerts, films, and operas until his death from lung cancer at the age of 56. Despite facing persecution as a Jew during the Nazi regime, Tauber continued to perform for Jewish audiences and secretly aided other Jewish refugees. His recordings and performances remain popular to this day.

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Max Pallenberg

Max Pallenberg (December 18, 1877 Vienna-June 26, 1934 Karlovy Vary) also known as Pallenberg, Max was an Austrian actor, comedian and singer.

He was known for his vivid personality and engaging stage presence. Pallenberg rose to fame during the early 1900s as one of the most popular cabaret artists in Vienna. He went on to become a successful actor in both film and theater, starring in numerous comedies and musicals throughout his career. Pallenberg was also a skilled songwriter and wrote several popular songs that became hits in Austria during his time. Sadly, he passed away at the age of 56 while filming a movie in Karlovy Vary. Despite his early death, his contributions to Austrian culture continue to be celebrated today.

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