Heinrich Anschütz

Heinrich Anschütz (* 8. February 1785 to Luckau, † 29. December 1865 in Vienna) was a trefflicher actor.

Heinrich Anschütz, Lithographie von Joseph Kriehuber, 1855
Heinrich Anschütz, lithography of Joseph Kriehuber, 1855

it referred 1804 the University of Leipzig, where the guest conceptions woke August Iffland s , Esslairs and Wolffs the inclination to be formed for the stage. After it 1807 as Adolf v. Sounding mountain the stage first in Nuremberg entered had engaged, went, ward it 1811 for the Königsberger theatre 1813 after Danzig, worked 1814 to 1821 under general applause in Breslau and followed then a call to the yard castle theatre to Vienna, where it functioned for a long time as a director and celebrated 1857 its 50jähriges artist, 1861 its 40jähriges Dienstjubiläum. it gave the grave speech written by Grillparzer to 1827 for Beethoven.

A. died 29. Dec. 1865 daselbst. In former times in the subject of the hero roles, he gave hero fathers and character roles later to one of the excellent actors with same success. Deep and true view distinguished its play. An autobiography appeared under the title: “Heinr. A., memories from its lives and working " (Vienna 1866). Its first wife, Josefine Anschütz born chain, her time popular singer, let herself be separated from him; its second, Emilie, born Butenop, gest. 15. June 1866 in Vienna, was likewise actress and in former times particularly celebrated as Darstellerin of naive roles of Käthchen of Heilbronn).

Its son Roderich Anschütz, geb. 24. July 1818 to Breslau, since 1852 in the Austrian government service, has itself as an author of the tragedies: “Brutus and its house” (1857) and “Johanna Gray” as well as the play “Kunz of purchases” (1863) and the comedy “the marriage foundress” (1878) admit made.


Anschütz, Heinrich in Constantin of peppering brook biographic encyclopedia DS Kaiserthums Austria, 1. Volume, Vienna 1856, electronic version [1]

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