Adolf Christen

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Adolf Christen
Adolf Christen (1811-1883).jpg
Born (1811-08-07)7 August 1811
Berlin
Died 13 July 1883(1883-07-13) (aged 71)
Munich
Occupation stage actor, theater director, theater manager
Spouse(s) Klara Ziegler

Adolf Christen (7 August 1811 – 13 July 1883) was a Bavarian stage actor,[1] theater director[2] and theater manager of the old Munich "Aktientheater".[3]

Christen was born in Berlin. When the father of the actress Klara Ziegler died he got the wardship of her. First he declined her wish to become actress but later he taught her. In 1876 he married her.[4]

He died in Munich. The family grave is at the Old Southern Cemetery in Munich.[1]

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  1. ^ a b gravestone of the family grave at the Old Southern Cemetery in Munich.
  2. ^ Braunmüller, Robert: Vorrat bereits vorhanden : das Bühnenbild am Münchner Hoftheater in der Ära Lachner, in Franz Lachner und seine Brüder, Tutzing, 2006, pp. 359-383.
  3. ^ Klara Ziegler in Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon, Vol. 20. Leipzig, 1909, pp. 917-918.
  4. ^ from: Pataky, Sophie Lexikon deutscher Frauen der Feder, Vol. 2, Berlin, 1898, p. 463.