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Viennese Cabaret Star Memoirs

Life as the daughter of a cabaret artiste in Vienna between the wars

Rosl - Cabaret and Childhood in 1920s Vienna

Rosl - Cabaret and Childhood in 1920s Vienna

This is the true story of a lyrically happy childhood spent in Europe between the wars. But it is much more than that. Rosl Berndt, the author’s mother, was a distinguished and famous cabaret artiste, who started her career as child star Die Kleine Rosl and returned to the stage after marrying a Hungarian impresario and having a daughter, Liesl. While her mother is away on tour, Liesl is brought up by her adored grandmother, Bronya, who provides her with a secure, regulated and loving home life. [Read more…]

Rosl’s Daughter

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