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Name  Gisela May

Role  Actress
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Spouse  Georg Honigmann (m. 1956–1965)
Albums  Brecht-Songs, Brecht/Weill: Songs
Movies  Die Hallo-Sisters, The Axe of Wandsbek, Die Schonste, Solidarity Song: The Hanns Eisler Story
Awards  German Film Award for Best Overall Acting Performance
Similar People  Hanns Eisler, Heinz Baumann, Evelyn Hamann, Kurt Weill, Gerhard Garbers

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Gisela May (31 May 1924 – 2 December 2016) was a German actress and singer.

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Early life

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May was born in Wetzlar, Germany. Her mother Kate May was a writer, and her father Ferdinand May was a writer. She studied at the drama school in Leipzig from 1942 to 1944. She was employed for nine years at various theatres, including the State Theatre of Schwerin and the State Theatre in Halle. Starting in 1951, she performed at the Deutsches Theater in Berlin, where she played a variety of roles.

Career

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In 1962, May moved to Bertolt Brecht's theatre group, the Berliner Ensemble, and stayed for 30 years. While there she played a variety of roles, including Madame Cabet in The Days of the Commune, Mrs Peachum in The Threepenny Opera, Mrs Kopecka in Schweik in the Second World War, and Mother Courage in Mother Courage and Her Children.

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May was known as a diverse performer. In the 1970s she performed the lead role in the musical Hello, Dolly! in Berlin, and later she starred in the television series Addelheid and her Murderers. She also performed solo concerto concerts internationally, including at New York's Carnegie Hall and the Milan Scala.

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From 1992, she free-lanced, often working at Berlin's Renaissance Theatre.

Awards

  • 1962 Clara-Zetkin-Medaille
  • 1991 Deutscher Filmpreis (German Film Award) Film Award in Gold for outstanding individual achievement: Category actress for: Die Hallo-Sisters (1990)
  • 2004 Bundesverdienstkreuz (Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany)
  • References

    Gisela May Wikipedia


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