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Also Known As: The Berlin Nightingale, Miliza Elizabeth Korjus Died: August 26, 1980
Born: August 18, 1908 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Poland Profession: singer, actor

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Miliza Korjus made his mark in the world of entertainment when he acted in the biopic "The Great Waltz" (1938) with Luise Rainer. In 1943, he made the film "Caballeria del Imperio/Imperial Cavalry" in Mexico. In 1936, he was signed to a ten-year contract at MGM. He joined the Ukranian State Chorus as a teenager. He born in Warsaw, Poland. In 1929, he moved to Germany with her husband. Korjus was married to Kuno G Foelsch and had one child.

Miliza Korjus made his mark in the world of entertainment when he acted in the biopic "The Great Waltz" (1938) with Luise Rainer. In 1943, he made the film "Caballeria del Imperio/Imperial Cavalry" in Mexico. In 1936, he was signed to a ten-year contract at MGM. He joined the Ukranian State Chorus as a teenager. He born in Warsaw, Poland. In 1929, he moved to Germany with her husband. Korjus was married to Kuno G Foelsch and had one child.

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CAST: (feature film)

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 The Great Waltz (1938) Carla Donner
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Born in Warsaw, Poland
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At outbreak of WWI, moved with mother and sisters to Kiev
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Joined the Ukranian State Chorus as a teenager
1929:
Moved to Germany with her husband
1933:
Contracted with the Berlin State Opera
1936:
Was signed to a ten-year contract at MGM
1938:
Debut feature, "The Great Waltz"; received a Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination
1940:
Severely injured in an automobile accident (date approximate)
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Underwent painful recovery from injuries; had several operations on leg
1941:
After recovering, embarked on concert tour of South America; was appearing in Mexico when USA entered WWII
1943:
Made the film "Caballeria del Imperio/Imperial Cavalry" in Mexico
1952:
Retired after her second marriage
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Education

Kiev Conservatory of Music: -

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husband:
Kuno G Foelsch. Physicist. Born in 1894; died in 1965; married in 1928; divorced.
husband:
Walter E Shector. Physician. Married in 1952.

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father:
Arthur Korjus. Army officer. Achieved rank of colonel in the Russian Imperial Army.
mother:
Anna Korjus. Daughter of a Russian general.

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