Heinrich Marr

* 30.08.1797 in Hamburg; ✝ 16.09.1871 in Hamburg

Actor, Director, Artistic Director



Marr, having begun his theatrical career in Hamburg in 1815, undertook a series of short engagements, until, in 1828, he came to Brunswick, where he played Mephisto in a cyclical production of both parts of Goethe’s Faust in 1829. Between 1838 and 1844 there followed a guest appearance at the Vienna Burgtheater, between 1844 and 1848 he was chief director in Leipzig. 1848-1852 and then again from 1857 onwards, he worked at the Thalia theatre in Hamburg, interrupted only by a five year period as artistic director at the Weimar Court Theatre.



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Marr, Heinrich, in: The Digital Shakespeare Memorial Album. Edited by Christa Jansohn. URI: http://www.shakespearealbum.de/uri/gnd/11857809X. (Accessed on 30.05.2024)

This text is published under the following licence: CC BY-ND 3.0 DE. Digitzed media reproduced with the permission of the library of Birmingham.

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