Charlotte WolterCharlotte Wolter
Austrian Actress
1834 – 1897 A.D.

Charlotte Wolter, an Austrian actress, born at Cologne, began her artistic career at Budapest in 1857. Four years later she appeared at the Victoria Theatre in Berlin where her performance of Hermoine in the Winter’s Tale took the play-going by storm, and she was given in 1962 an appointment at the Vienna Hofburg Theatre, to which she remained faithful until her death in 1897. According to her wish, she was buried in the costume of Iphigenia, in which rôle she had achieved her most brilliant success.

Charlotte Wolter was one of the great tragic actresses of modern times, and excelled in a rich repertory of classic, poetic and historical characters.


Reference: Famous Women; An Outline of Feminine Achievement Through the Ages With Life Stories of Five Hundred Noted Women By Joseph Adelman. Copyright, 1926 by Ellis M. Lonow Company.