Elfi von Dassanowsky (Elfriede Maria Elisabeth Charlotte von Dassanowsky)

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Vienna, Austria
A musical prodigy, von Dassanowsky was the youngest female to gain admission to Vienna's Academy (now University) of Music and Performing Arts to be trained as an opera singer and concert pianist. Already a noted performer as a student, she taught Curd Jürgens piano for one of his first major roles in Wen die Götter lieben (1942). Offered a star film contract by UFA Berlin, she declined it and association with the Nazi party. Read more...