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Berger, Hanna, 1910-1962

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Personal name headingBerger, Hanna, 1910-1962
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Birth date1910
Death date1962
Place of birthVienna, Austria
Place of deathBerlin, Germany
AffiliationRote Kapelle (Resistance group)
Oranienburg (Concentration camp)
Akademie für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Wien
Profession or occupationdancer
Found inHanna Berger, 2010
Gertrud Bodenwieser and Vienna's contribution to Ausdruckstanz, 1999: page 150 (Hanna Berger; born in Vienna in 1910; went to Berlin at the age of 19 to study dance with Mary Wigman's ensemble; was arrested in the autumn of 1942 for being a member of the communist resistance movement Rote Kapelle, and was kept prisoner in the Oranienburg concentration camp until 1945; taught at the dance department of the Vienna Music Academy until 1952; formed her own chamber dance company in 1954 where she performed her own choreographies and also choreographies by Wiesenthal; in East Berlin, she worked with Walter Felsenstein at the Komische Oper and also with the mime Marcel Marceau on various projects)
German Dance Archives Cologne, via WWW, August 9, 2011 (Hanna Berger (1910-1962); Viennese dancer, choreographer and educator; died at age 51 in East Berlin from a brain tumor and is buried in Vienna)