Eduard Jerrmann

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Eduard Jerrmann, lithograph by Gabriel Decker , 1846.

Eduard Jerrmann (* 1798 in Berlin ; † May 4, 1859 there ) was a German actor.


Jerrmann initially devoted himself to agriculture before going to the theater in Würzburg in 1819. He later worked as an actor in Munich and from 1821 in Leipzig . After appearing in Germany from 1826 to 1830, he came to Paris in 1830, where he gave twelve guest roles in the Théâtre francais in 1832 . During his stay there he published the book "Paris, Fragments from a Theater Life" (Munich 1832).

He then made guest appearances on various stages, then played in Cologne and went to Mannheim as chief director in 1836 and to the German theater in Petersburg in 1842 in the same capacity. After brief work at the Viennese court theater, he made another guest appearance, settling in Berlin in 1848 , where he first edited the feature section of the “German Reform” and in 1849 moved to the royal stage.

In Berlin in 1851 he published the book “Unpolitical Pictures from St. Petersburg”. In 1853 he wrote the text for the one-act operetta Living Flowers , which was set to music by Wilhelm Telle .

Jerrmann has also made himself known as a translator and author of some formerly popular repertoire pieces, such as "Krone und Schafott", "The poor of Paris" etc.

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