Mayr, Michael, * 1796
Mayr, Michael, b. Vienna, July 6, 1796, d. Eisenstadt (Burgenland), Oct. 4, 1870, stage designer. Worked for F. Raimund at the "Theater in der Leopoldstadt", artistic decorator for balls staged by J. Lanner and J. Strauß Senior, created sets for the theatres at Olmütz (Olomouc) and Wiener Neustadt, was considered the leading painter of theatre scenery of the Biedermeier period. 1853 Town Councillor in Eisenstadt.
Literature: K. M. Kisler, Der Theater-Mayr, 1988.