German actresses who deceased in 1956

Here are 1 famous actresses from Germany died in 1956:

Johanna Geisler

Johanna Geisler (May 28, 1888 Hanover-November 3, 1956 Munich) a.k.a. Jennie Gaissler, Hanne, Johanna or Hanne Klee was a German actor and singer. She had two children, Werner Klemperer and Lotte Klemperer.

Johanna Geisler began her acting career in Berlin in the 1910s, appearing in a number of theater productions and operettas. She eventually moved into film acting, gaining popularity for her roles in silent films in the 1920s. Geisler continued to act in films throughout the 1930s and 1940s, often playing supporting roles in notable German films of the time.

Despite her success in acting, Geisler's life was marred by personal tragedy. Her husband, the conductor Otto Klemperer, left her in the 1930s, and both of her children were forced to flee Germany during the Holocaust. Werner Klemperer became an actor in the United States, while Lotte Klemperer fled to Palestine.

Geisler continued to act throughout her life, but her career was cut short due to illness in the 1950s. She passed away in Munich in 1956. Her legacy as an actor and singer lives on, and her children's successful careers serve as a testament to the talent and resilience of the Geisler-Klemperer family.

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