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Wessely, Josephine


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Josephine Wessely, photo, around 1880



Wessely, Josephine, b. Vienna, March 8, 1860, d. Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic (then Karlsbad), Aug. 12, 1887, actress; aunt of Paula Wessely. Acted in Leipzig in 1876, at the Vienna Burgtheater from 1878-1887; played all chief roles as leading lady (famous for her Gretchen in "Faust").


Literature: L. Meiche, Erinnerungen an J. W., 1887.


 
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