Franziska Lang (actress)

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Franziska Lang , née Franziska Stamitz (born July 9, 1746 in Schwetzingen , † February 4, 1800 in Munich ) was a German soubrette , dancer and theater actress .


Franziska Stamitz trained to be a tragic lover and made her debut at the Munich Court Theater in 1776 . In 1770 she married Franz Lang, the French horn player at the Court Opera House. She worked both as a dancer and as a soubrette in acting and singing, but after 1786 she no longer appeared as a dancer. One of her most famous roles was "Ariadne" in the then popular duodrama Ariadne auf Naxos by Georg Anton Benda . For the first performance in Munich in 1779, she designed her own choreography .

The actress and singer Katharina Lang is her daughter.


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  1. ^ Ludwig Eisenberg : Large biographical lexicon of the German stage in the 19th century . List, Leipzig 1903, pp. 567–568 ( Textarchiv - Internet Archive )
  2. ^ Wilhelm Kosch , Ingrid Bigler-Marschall: Deutsches Theater-Lexikon . De Gruyter, December 2011, p. 3868 ( excerpt (Google) )