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October 6, 2007 | Mary Rourke, Times Staff Writer
Elfi von Dassanowsky, a classical musician and filmmaker who narrowly avoided a career in Nazi Germany's movie studio system before she co-founded Belvedere Film in Austria after World War II, has died. She was 83. Von Dassanowsky died of heart failure Tuesday at Valley Presbyterian Hospital in Van Nuys, her son Robert said. She had been a resident of Los Angeles since the 1960s. Born Elfriede Marie Charlotte von Dassanowsky in Vienna on Feb.
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October 6, 2007 | Mary Rourke, Times Staff Writer
Elfi von Dassanowsky, a classical musician and filmmaker who narrowly avoided a career in Nazi Germany's movie studio system before she co-founded Belvedere Film in Austria after World War II, has died. She was 83. Von Dassanowsky died of heart failure Tuesday at Valley Presbyterian Hospital in Van Nuys, her son Robert said. She had been a resident of Los Angeles since the 1960s. Born Elfriede Marie Charlotte von Dassanowsky in Vienna on Feb.
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January 29, 1999 | PATRICIA WARD BIEDERMAN
It was the turning point in Elfi von Dassanowsky's life. Only 20, the young Austrian woman had already distinguished herself as a pianist and singer of the highest order. She was also a great beauty, beautiful and talented enough to have come to the attention of Hitler's screen-obsessed Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels. And so the letter went out in 1944, inviting her (commanding her) to come to Berlin to talk about becoming a star at Germany's, now the Third Reich's, famous UFA film studio.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 29, 1999 | PATRICIA WARD BIEDERMAN
It was the turning point in Elfi von Dassanowsky's life. Only 20, the young Austrian woman had already distinguished herself as a pianist and singer of the highest order. She was also a great beauty, beautiful and talented enough to have come to the attention of Hitler's screen-obsessed Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels. And so the letter went out in 1944, inviting her (commanding her) to come to Berlin to talk about becoming a star at Germany's, now the Third Reich's, famous UFA film studio.
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