Franziska Lang (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.
- Ludwig Eisenberg : Large biographical lexicon of the German stage in the 19th century . List, Leipzig 1903, p. 567
- Lang-Stamitz, Franziska . In: Karl-Josef Kutsch , Leo Riemens : Large singer lexicon . Vol. 4, Munich 2003, p. 2598
- Ludwig Eisenberg : Large biographical lexicon of the German stage in the 19th century . List, Leipzig 1903, pp. 567–568 ( Textarchiv - Internet Archive )
- Wilhelm Kosch , Ingrid Bigler-Marschall: Deutsches Theater-Lexikon . De Gruyter, December 2011, p. 3868 ( excerpt (Google) )
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Stamitz, Franziska (maiden name)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German soubrette, dancer and theater actress|
|DATE OF BIRTH||July 9, 1746|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Schwetzingen|
|DATE OF DEATH||4th February 1800|
|Place of death||Munich|