Reinhardt, Max, 1873-1943

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1873-09-09
Death 1943-10-30
Gender:
Male
Austrians
German

Biographical notes:

Epithet: film actor and director, born Maximilian Goldmann

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001305.0x0003ac

Austrian actor, manager, and director, Ernest Julian Reinhardt (1876-1954) was a creative innovator in scenery and staging. He produced plays and spectacles in Germany, Austria, England and the United States and founded the Salzburg Festival in 1920.

From the guide to the Max Reinhardt collection of costume and set designs by various artists, 1903-1934., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Reinhardt was acquainted with Franz Werfel since at least 1920 and staged a number of Werfel's plays, including Juarez und Maximilian and In einer Nacht at the Theater in der Josefstadt, Vienna, in 1925 and 1937, as well as The Eternal Road on Broadway, New York City, in 1937.

From the description of Correspondence with Franz Werfel, 1925-1943. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155865020

Austrian actor, manager, and director, Reinhardt was a creative innovator in scenery and staging. He produced plays and spectacles in Germany, Austria, England and the U.S. and founded the Salzburg Festival in 1920.

From the description of Collection of designs by artists associated with Reinhardt, 1903-1934 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612377937

Reinhardt was born on Sept. 9, 1873 in Baden bei Wien, Austria; studied for the stage with Emil Buerde, making his debut in Salzburg in 1893; acted in, and later produced plays at the Deutsche Theater du Berlin, 1895-1932, of which he was the owner from 1905; founded the Kammerspiele and Grosse Schauspielhaus theatres in Berlin; produced German classic plays and the entire works of Shakespeare; was first to produce the early works of Richard Strauss; left Germany for Czechoslovakia in 1933, and later came to the US; toured the US 5 times with American actors, producing The miracle and A midsummer night's dream; founded the Salzburg Festival; he died on Oct. 31, 1943.

From the description of Prompt books for Faust, 1938. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 39744885

Austrian-Jewish actor, manager and director, Reinhardt was a creative innovator in scenery and staging. He produced plays and spectacles in Germany, Austria, England, and the U.S., and founded the Salzburg Festival in 1920.

From the description of Max Reinhardt collection of Viennese costume designs, ca. 1890-ca. 1935. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612379172

From the guide to the Max Reinhardt collection of Viennese costume designs, 1890-1935., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Biography

Reinhardt was born on September 9, 1873 in Baden bei Wien, Austria; studied for the stage with Emil Buerde, making his debut in Salzburg in 1893; acted in, and later produced plays at the Deutsche Theater du Berlin, 1895-1932, of which he was the owner from 1905; founded the Kammerspiele and Grosse Schauspielhaus theatres in Berlin; produced German classic plays and the entire works of Shakespeare; was first to produce the early works of Richard Strauss; left Germany for Czechoslovakia in 1933, and later came to the U.S.; toured the U.S. 5 times with American actors, producing The Miracle and A Midsummer Night's Dream ; founded the Salzburg Festival; he died on October 31, 1943.

From the guide to the Max Reinhardt Prompt Books for Faust, 1938, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

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Subjects:

  • Theater
  • Theaters--Stage-setting and scenery
  • Scene painting
  • Theater 19th century
  • Ballet--Costume
  • Theatrical producers and directors--Archival resources
  • Costume design
  • Operas--Scores and parts
  • Theater--20th century

Occupations:

  • Costume designers
  • Theatrical producers and directors--Archival resources
  • Set designers
  • Collector
  • Directors

Places:

  • Austria (as recorded)
  • Germany (as recorded)
  • Austria (as recorded)