Reinhardt, Max, 1873-1943

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Epithet: film actor and director, born Maximilian Goldmann

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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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creatorOf Reinhardt, Max, 1873-1943. Correspondence with Franz Werfel, 1925-1943. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Melnitz, William W. Papers, ca. 1920-1989. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950. The papers of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya, 1890-1984 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn [Correspondence relating to Toscanini's refusal on Feb. 16, 1938 to return to the Salzburg Festival, 1937-38 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
referencedIn Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950. The papers of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya, 1890-1984 (inclusive). Yale University, Music Library
referencedIn Spewack, Samuel and Bella. Papers, ca.1920-1980. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Fonds Edward Gordon Craig Bibliothèque nationale de France. Département des arts du spectacle
creatorOf Max Reinhardt collection of costume and set designs by various artists, 1903-1934. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Jorgelesco, Jomel. Theatrical illustrations, 19-- New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Reinhardt, Max, 1873-1943. Gay Rosalinda [music] : an adaptation of Max Reinhardt's Fledermaus. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Korngold, Erich Wolfgang, 1897-1957. Erich Wolfgang Korngold collection 1905-1967 1915-1950 (bulk). Library of Congress
referencedIn Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950. Weill-collaborators correspondence, 1925-1950. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Stefan Lorant collection, ca. 1869-1993, 1920-1992 Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Sam Jaffe Papers, 1915-1991, (bulk 1925-1984) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
creatorOf Molière, 1622-1673. Die heirat wider willen : Komödie in einem Akt / von Molière : typescript, 1911. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Myers, Richard, 1901- . Papers, 1928-1962. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Geddes, Norman Bel, 1893-1958. Norman Bel Geddes Theater and Industrial Design Papers, 1873-1964 (bulk 1914-1958). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Victor Barnowsky papers, 1920-1949 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Max Reinhardt Prompt Books for Faust, 1938 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
referencedIn Semenoff, Simon,. Interview with Simon Semenoff. New York Public Libraries for the Performing Arts, Dance Collection
referencedIn Robert Benney research materials, 1926-1978 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Zweig, Stefan, 1881-1942. Letters : to [Hugo?] Heller, 1909 and undated. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Barnowsky, Victor, 1876-1952. Victor Barnowsky papers, 1920-1949. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Lillian Gish papers, 1909-1992 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Klein, Robert, 1892-1958. Robert Klein papers, 1909-1957. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Richard Beer-Hofmann correspondence, 1882-1967. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Lorant, Stefan, 1901-1997. Stefan Lorant collection, ca. 1869-1993 (bulk 1920-1992). Getty Research Library
referencedIn Jaffe, Sam, 1891-1984. Sam Jaffe papers, 1915-1991 (bulk 1925-1984). Library of Congress
creatorOf Reinhardt, Max, 1873-1943. Prompt books for Faust, 1938. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn Eleanora Mendelssohn papers, 1880-1949 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Robert Klein papers, 1909-1957 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Miscellaneous theatrical papers, 1673-1976. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950. Weill-Lenya correspondence, 1925-1948. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
creatorOf Max Reinhardt collection of Viennese costume designs, 1890-1935. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Zemach, Benjamin,. An oral history interview with Benjamin Zemach / conducted for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music by Kim Kowalke, and Lys Symonette, New York City, 1987 September 3 : recording and transcript. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
creatorOf Correspondence, etc., 1917-1962. Letters before 1957 were probably acquired by Reinhardt in the course of the publishing of the Autobiography; and include letters to Chaplin from Max Linder, Samuel Goldwyn, Waldo Frank, Frank Crowninshield, editor of..., 1917-1962 British Library
creatorOf Reinhardt, Max, 1873-1943,. Max Reinhardt collection of Viennese costume designs, ca. 1890-ca. 1935. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Register to the Papers of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya, 1890-1984, inclusive Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
referencedIn Souvenir programs of contemporary personalities, 1880-1993. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Reinhardt, Max, 1873-1943. Collection of designs by artists associated with Reinhardt, 1903-1934 (inclusive). Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Donat, Robert, 1905-1958. Robert Donat collection, 1936-1951. Boston University, School of Medical
referencedIn Dymow, Ossip, 1878-1959. Ossip Dymow papers, 1906-1946. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Fonds Louis Jouvet Bibliothèque nationale de France. Département des arts du spectacle
referencedIn William Wolf Melnitz Papers, ca. 1920-1989 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
referencedIn Lenya, Lotte, 1898-1981,. An oral history interview with Lotte Lenya / conducted for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music, [196-] : recording and transcript. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
referencedIn Ossip Dymow papers, 1906-1946 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Samuel and Bella Spewack Papers, ca.1920-1980 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Cutler, Ben,. An oral history interview with Ben Cutler / conducted for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music by Dennis Jones, 1988 December 16 : recording and transcript. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
referencedIn Theater und Kunst : Vienna. Theater, opera, and concert programs, 1888-1937. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950. Correspondence, 1920-1950. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
referencedIn Kerr, Walter F., 1913-1966. Walter and Jean Kerr papers, circa 1920-1993. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Leslie, Caird. Letter, 1969 Aug. 26, New York, to Marian Horosko, [New York] [7] p. on 6 l. New York Public Libraries for the Performing Arts, Dance Collection
referencedIn Max Reinhardt papers, 1899-2006 British Library: Western Manuscripts
creatorOf Beer-Hofmann, Richard, 1866-1945. Richard Beer-Hofmann correspondence, 1882-1967. Harvard University, Houghton Library
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Austria
Subject
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
Occupation
Costume designers
Theatrical producers and directors--Archival resources
Set designers
Collector
Directors
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Birth 1873-09-09

Death 1943-10-30

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Austrians

German

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