[26][27] Josef von Sternberg directed the film and thereafter took credit for having "discovered" Dietrich. "[108] Quoting Goethe in her autobiography, she wrote, "If God created this world, he should review his plan. Also in spring 1990, she spoke on French forces radio station addressing her fellow Berliners in Germany about her then most recent conversation with former French president Mitterrand regarding his promise to her that Berlin will be the capital city of a united Germany later on—at that point in time, a quite appealing but non-official French presidential statement. Dietrich attended the Auguste-Viktoria Girls' School from 1907 to 1917[11] and graduated from the Victoria-Luise-Schule (today Goethe-Gymnasium [de]) in Berlin-Wilmersdorf, in 1918. Her use of body-sculpting undergarments, nonsurgical temporary facelifts (tape),[62] expert makeup and wigs,[63] combined with careful stage lighting,[53] helped to preserve Dietrich's glamorous image as she grew older. In 1937, her entire salary for Knight Without Armor ($450,000) was put into escrow to help the refugees. [54] Her repertoire included songs from her films as well as popular songs of the day. Ab sofort überall im Handel \u0026 als Download erhältlich!► Standard Edition: https://amzn.to/2Tl8ZNt► Deluxe Edition: https://amzn.to/2JHXY6W► Vinyl Edition: https://amzn.to/2KmVQAx► Limited Fan-Box: https://amzn.to/2MebktS► Download: https://amzn.to/2Mb0UKC For the German soprano, see, Location of Marlene Dietrich's birthplace in, Dietrich's birthplace in Leberstraße 65, Berlin-, Dietrich signing a soldier's cast in Belgium (24 November 1944), Dietrich and U.S. soldiers somewhere in France during her second USO tour (1944), Born as Maria Magdalena, not Marie Magdalene, according to Dietrich's biography by her daughter, Maria Riva (, See, for example, the entries for Dietrich and Sternberg in, "Marlene Dietrich 1971 Copenhagen Interview", See What the Boys in the Back Room Will Have, Black Fox: The Rise and Fall of Adolf Hitler, Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature, List of German-speaking Academy Award winners and nominees, "Marlene Dietrich, 90, Symbol of Glamour, Dies", "Marlene Dietrich – The Ultimate Gay Icon » The Cinema Museum, London", "AFI's 50 Greatest American Screen Legends", "Marlene Dietrich (German-American actress and singer)", "Ship of Lost Men (Das Schiff der verlorenen Menschen)", "The Ex-Marlene Dietrich, Multiple Best in Show Winning 1930 Rolls-Royce Phantom", "After Making Nine Films Together, Hepburn Can Practically Direct Cukor; Hepburn Helps Cukor Direct The Corn Is Green, "How Joan Crawford Survived Box Office Poison twice! It takes two to make a conjuring trick: the illusionist's sleight of hand and the stooge's desire to be deceived. Edith Head remarked that Dietrich knew more about fashion than any other actress. In Morocco (1930) with Gary Cooper, Dietrich was again cast as a cabaret singer. [56] In a TV interview in 1971, she credited Bacharach with giving her the "inspiration" to perform during those years.[57]. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 2009 CD release of "Liebe Ist..." on Discogs. For some Germans, Dietrich remained a controversial figure for having sided with the Allies during World War II. [77], In 1988, Dietrich recorded spoken introductions to songs for a nostalgia album by Udo Lindenberg.[78]. Listen to albums and songs from Die Schlagerpiloten. So gut kann Schlager sein! [64] The tour was an artistic triumph, but a financial failure. "[109], Dietrich was an icon to fashion designers and screen stars. Mit dem Sommer-Schlager „Einfach nur Lust“ hat sich LAURA WILDE auch in diesem Jahr nachhaltig in unsere Herzen und an die Spitze der Radiocharts gesungen. Artist. Iomoio / Mp3 Music Catalogue / D / Die Schlagerpiloten Die Schlagerpiloten Pop. [41] She was also awarded the Légion d'honneur by the French government for her wartime work. Gilbert's untimely death was one of the most painful events of her life. or. [86], The contents of Dietrich's Manhattan apartment, along with other personal effects such as jewelry and items of clothing, were sold by public auction by Sotheby's in Los Angeles in November 1997. In 1953, Dietrich was offered a then-substantial $30,000 per week[51] to appear live at the Sahara Hotel[52] on the Las Vegas Strip. [34], Extravagant offers lured Dietrich away from Paramount to make her first color film The Garden of Allah (1936) for independent producer David O. Selznick, for which she received $200,000, and to Britain for Alexander Korda's production, Knight Without Armour (1937), at a salary of $450,000, which made her one of the best paid film stars of the time. To these necessary elements (her own technical competence and her audience's sentimentality) Marlene Dietrich adds a third—the mysterious force of her belief in her own magic. A postage stamp bearing her portrait was issued in Germany on 14 August 1997. 19/1/1813 Text by Hölty (other setting: D 38) 45: 45 (1888) XIV No. [69] When asked about why she continued to perform by Clive Hirschhorn she said, "Do you think this is glamorous? "Whether it's a flighty old tune like 'I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Baby' ... a schmaltzy German love song, 'Das Lied ist Aus' or a French one 'La Vie en Rose', she lends each an air of the aristocrat, yet she never patronises ... A folk song, 'Go 'Way From My Window' has never been sung with such passion, and in her hands 'Where Have All the Flowers Gone?' She refused their offers and applied for U.S. citizenship in 1937. Einsatz für Freiheit und Demokratie, für Berlin und Deutschland ("Berlin world star of film and song. [42] Major General William J. Donovan, head of the OSS, wrote to Dietrich, "I am personally deeply grateful for your generosity in making these recordings for us. The French Government made her a Chevalier (later upgraded to Commandeur) of the Légion d'honneur and a Commandeur of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. [106] Dietrich maintained her husband and his mistress first in Europe and later on a ranch in the San Fernando Valley, near Hollywood. Da oben spannt sich der Himmel tiefblau, wir schließen die Augen und gleich, ganz bestimmt, gleich heben wir ab, wie Pegasus, das geflügelte Pferd. Not Now. Dietrich worked without von Sternberg for the first time in three years in the romantic drama Song of Songs (1933), playing a naïve German peasant, under the direction of Rouben Mamoulian. Log In. Die Erde jubilieret (Leipzig version: Easter) C maj. stbSSATB 3Tr Tmp Ob 2Oba Bas 2Vl 2Va Bc 7: 1: I/9: 41 after BWV 31.1 (same text) 00040: 31/9 chorale setting "Wenn mein Stündlein vorhanden ist" (s. 5) SATB 7: 50: III/2.1: 56: after Z 4482a; text by Herman: 11221: 31.1 1. Her former apartment located at 993 Park Avenue was sold for $615,000 in 1998.[87]. In 2000 a German biopic film Marlene was made, directed by Joseph Vilsmaier and starring Katja Flint as Dietrich.[118]. But I dress for the profession." Gleichwie der Regen und Schnee vom Himmel fällt, BWV 18; Gloria in excelsis Deo, BWV 191; Gott der Herr ist Sonn und Schild; Gott fähret auf mit Jauchzen; Gott ist mein König, BWV 71; Gott ist unsre Zuversicht, BWV 197; Gott soll allein mein Herze haben; Gott, gib Dein Gerichte dem Könige, BWV Anh. [44] Dietrich would later omit the existence of her sister and her sister's son from all accounts of her life, completely disowning them and claiming to be an only child. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Die Schlagerpiloten. In 1929, Dietrich landed her breakthrough role of Lola Lola, a cabaret singer who caused the downfall of a hitherto respectable schoolmaster (played by Emil Jannings), in the UFA production of The Blue Angel (1930), shot at Babelsberg film studios. See more ideas about christian music, worship, christian. Well, it isn't. [2] [28], Dietrich starred in six films directed by von Sternberg at Paramount between 1930 and 1935. [102][103], When Dietrich was in her 50s, she had a relationship with actor Yul Brynner, which lasted more than a decade. "I am, thank God, a Berliner. Feb 10, 2018 - Explore Teacher's board "Christian Music and Worship" on Pinterest. [41] Dietrich, the only performer who was made aware that her recordings would be for OSS use, recorded a number of songs in German for the project, including "Lili Marleen", a favorite of soldiers on both sides of the conflict. Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel (13 January 1690 in Grünstädtel [] – 27 November 1749 in Gotha) was a prolific German composer of the Baroque era.Stölzel was an accomplished German stylist who wrote a good many of the poetic texts for his vocal works. Actress and Singer [63] A stage fall at the Shady Grove Music Fair in Maryland in 1973 injured her left thigh, necessitating skin grafts to allow the wound to heal. They also awarded her with the Operation Entertainment Medal. L’immagine è ispirata a uno dei disegni di Sandro Botticelli per l’illustrazione della cantica del Paradiso che, ... Heute ist der Internationale Tag der Muttersprache und so schauen wir auf Merkur, den Gott der Rhetorik. The earliest professional stage appearances by Dietrich were as a chorus girl on tour with Guido Thielscher's Girl-Kabarett vaudeville-style entertainments, and in Rudolf Nelson revues in Berlin. Sternberg welcomed her with gifts, including a green Rolls-Royce Phantom II. Helene fischer Sängerin der Herzen. Dietrich's love life continued into her 70s. The commemoration reads: Berliner Weltstar des Films und des Chansons. [72] She fractured her right leg in August 1974.[73]. She was fired after only four weeks.[15]. Mit dem Sommer-Schlager „Einfach nur Lust“ hat sich LAURA WILDE auch in diesem Jahr nachhaltig in unsere Herzen und an die Spitze der Radiocharts gesungen. Her father, Louis Erich Otto Dietrich, was a police lieutenant. Bacharach's arrangements helped to disguise Dietrich's limited vocal range—she was a contralto[55]—and allowed her to perform her songs to maximum dramatic effect;[54] together, they recorded four albums and several singles between 1957 and 1964. [112], Her public image included openly defying sexual norms, and she was known for her androgynous film roles and her bisexuality. [9], Dietrich's family nicknamed her "Lena", "Lene", or "Leni" (IPA: [leːnɛ]). See more of Die Schlagerpiloten on Facebook. The show was broadcast in the UK on the BBC and in the U.S. on CBS in January 1973. In the late 1930s, Dietrich created a fund with Billy Wilder and several other exiles to help Jews and dissidents escape from Germany. Von Sternberg is known for his exceptional skill in lighting and photographing Dietrich to optimum effect. Die Schlagerpiloten: Primary Artist : Santo Domingo: Die Schlagerpiloten: Primary Artist, Featured Artist, Vocals : Lass mich der Captain deines Herzens sein: Die Schlagerpiloten: Primary Artist : Ein Riesenherz: Die Schlagerpiloten: Primary Artist : Die Sterne von Santo Domingo She toured the U.S. from January 1942 to September 1943 (appearing before 250,000 troops on the Pacific Coast leg of her tour alone) and was reported to have sold more war bonds than any other star. Dietrich was known to have strong political convictions and the mind to speak them. According to writer/director Peter Bogdanovich, Marlene Dietrich told him during an aircraft flight that she became pregnant as a result of the affair but had a surreptitious abortion without telling Stewart. That this is a great life, and that I do it for my health? As her coffin traveled through Berlin bystanders threw flowers onto it, a fitting tribute because Dietrich loved flowers, even saving the flowers thrown to her at the end of her performances for use in subsequent shows. In November 1972, I Wish You Love, a version of Dietrich's Broadway show titled An Evening with Marlene Dietrich, was filmed in London. [20], Dietrich continued to work on stage and in film both in Berlin and Vienna throughout the 1920s. Her revue, with Danny Thomas as her opening act for the first tour, included songs from her films, performances on her musical saw (a skill taught to her by Igo Sym that she had originally acquired for stage appearances in Berlin in the 1920s) and a "mindreading" act that her friend Orson Welles had taught her for his Mercury Wonder Show. Schlagerparadies. Anna-Carina Woitschack & Stefan Mross. Dietrich and Sternberg's last two films, The Scarlet Empress (1934) with John Davis Lodge and The Devil Is a Woman (1935)—the most stylized of their collaborations—were their lowest-grossing films. [10] Aged about 11, she combined her first two names to form the name "Marlene". 5.5K likes. Schell used his interviews with her as the basis for the film, set to a collage of film clips from her career. is not just another anti-war lament but a tragic accusation against us all. I can't possibly talk about that!" While in London, Dietrich later said in interviews, she was approached by Nazi Party officials and offered lucrative contracts, should she agree to return to Germany as a foremost film star in the Third Reich. Was sind da schon meine Alltagsprobleme. If I dressed for myself I wouldn't bother at all. I adore jeans. Artist. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. In 1989, her appeal to save the Babelsberg Studios from closure was broadcast on BBC Radio, and she spoke on television via telephone on the occasion of the fall of the Berlin Wall later that year. I'd wear jeans. The studio sought to market Dietrich as a German answer to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's Swedish-born star, Greta Garbo. Musician/Band. Her funeral was a requiem mass conducted at the Roman Catholic church of La Madeleine in Paris on 14 May 1992. Her career spanned from the 1910s to the 1980s.[6]. [16] In 1922, Dietrich auditioned unsuccessfully for theatrical director and impresario Max Reinhardt's drama academy;[17] however, she soon found herself working in his theatres as a chorus girl and playing small roles in dramas. Dietrich was interred at the Städtischer Friedhof III, Schöneberg, close by the grave of her mother Josefine von Losch, and near the house where she was born. In 1999 the American Film Institute named Dietrich the ninth greatest female screen legend of classic Hollywood cinema. Although she delivered notable performances in several post-war films including Alfred Hitchcock's Stage Fright (1950), Billy Wilder's Witness for the Prosecution (1957), Orson Welles's Touch of Evil (1958) and Stanley Kramer's Judgment at Nuremberg (1961), Dietrich spent most of the 1950s to the 1970s touring the world as a marquee live-show performer. East Germany, however, received her well. For her work on improving morale on the front lines during the war, she received several honors from the United States, France, Belgium and Israel. The film is best remembered for the sequence in which she performs a song dressed in a man's white tie and kisses another woman, both provocative for the era. [7], Dietrich was born on (1901-12-27)27 December 1901 at Leberstraße 65 in the neighborhood of Rote Insel in Schöneberg, now a district of Berlin. The relationship ended in 1948. [107], Dietrich was raised in the German Lutheran tradition of Christianity, but she abandoned it as a result of her experiences as a teenager during World War I, after hearing preachers from both sides invoking God as their support. "Marie Dietrich" redirects here. [113], A significant volume of academic literature, especially since 1975, analyzes Dietrich's image, as created by the film industry, within various theoretical frameworks, including that of psycho-analysis. Dietrich's only child, Maria Riva, was born in Berlin on 13 December 1924. The film earned Dietrich her only Academy Award nomination. Wie schnell wir sind, wie die Welt an uns vorbeirauscht. During her performances at Berlin's Titania Palast theatre, protesters chanted, "Marlene Go Home! 27 December 1901 – 6 May 1992 Dietrich and Sieber were married in a civil ceremony in Berlin on 17 May 1923. Dedication to freedom and democracy, to Berlin and Germany"). She spent the final 13 years of her life mostly bedridden, allowing only a select few—including family and employees—to enter the apartment. [52] Her daringly sheer "nude dress"—a heavily beaded evening gown of silk soufflé, which gave the illusion of transparency—designed by Jean Louis, attracted a lot of publicity. Dietrich was known for her humanitarian efforts during the war, housing German and French exiles, providing financial support and even advocating their American citizenship. In December 1941, the U.S. entered World War II, and Dietrich became one of the first public figures to help sell war bonds. During this time, she was a prolific letter-writer and phone-caller. Her career spanned from the 1910s to the 1980s. ", The U.S. Government awarded Dietrich the Medal of Freedom for her war work. [66], She performed on Broadway twice (in 1967 and 1968) and won a special Tony Award in 1968. [93] Dietrich also had a brief affair with Douglas Fairbanks Jr., even though he was married to Joan Crawford at the time. In the early 1940s, Dietrich also had an affair with Cuban-American writer Mercedes de Acosta, who claimed to be Greta Garbo's lover. Those who find themselves unable to share this belief tend to blame themselves rather than her."[61]. [18] She met her future husband, Rudolf Sieber, on the set of Tragedy of Love in 1923. Fredi Malinowski Fanpage. Dietrich withdrew to her apartment at 12 Avenue Montaigne in Paris. [58], She would often perform the first part of her show in one of her body-hugging dresses and a swansdown coat, and change to top hat and tails for the second half of the performance. [52] This engagement was so successful that she was signed to appear at the Café de Paris in London the following year; her Las Vegas contracts were also renewed. [90] When Dietrich arrived in Hollywood and filmed Morocco (1930), she had an affair with Gary Cooper, even though he was having another affair with Mexican actress Lupe Vélez. He had become so indispensable to me that, without him, I no longer took much joy in singing. Musician/Band . Unlike her professional celebrity, which was carefully crafted and maintained, Dietrich's personal life was, for the most part, kept out of public view. Cantata Der Himmel lacht! Still Believe In Rock And Roll. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Die Schlagerpiloten. She was fluent in German, English, and French. Listen to music from Die Schlagerpiloten. Dietrich made several appearances on Armed Forces Radio Services shows like The Army Hour and Command Performance during the war years. 7: IV, 6 No. Titles of the cantatas. [47], While Dietrich never fully regained her former screen profile, she continued performing in motion pictures, including appearances for directors such as Mitchell Leisen in Golden Earrings (1947), Billy Wilder in A Foreign Affair (1948) and Alfred Hitchcock in Stage Fright (1950). Marlene Dietrich favoured Dior. Her performance as Lola-Lola in Josef von Sternberg's The Blue Angel (1930) brought her international acclaim and a contract with Paramount Pictures. [54], "She ... transcends her material," according to Peter Bogdanovich. In 1960, her show at the Tuschinski in Amsterdam was broadcast live on Dutch radio. [19] Her only child, daughter Maria Elisabeth Sieber, was born on 13 December 1924. Her appearances in the 1950s, included films such as Fritz Lang's Rancho Notorious, (1952) and Wilder's Witness for the Prosecution (1957). Dietrich later remarked that she was at her most beautiful in The Devil Is a Woman. [80] Dietrich's funeral service was attended by approximately 1,500 mourners in the church itself—including several ambassadors from Germany, Russia, the US, the UK and other countries—with thousands more outside. [76], In 1982, Dietrich agreed to participate in a documentary film about her life, Marlene (1984), but refused to be filmed. Taylor Swift. Her closed coffin, draped in the French flag, rested beneath the altar and was adorned with a simple bouquet of white wildflowers and roses from the French President François Mitterrand. This combined with the scrupulous attention to set design and costumes makes the films they made together among cinema's most visually stylish. They had resided in the German city of Belsen throughout the war years, running a cinema frequented by Nazi officers and officials who oversaw the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. [59] This allowed her to sing songs usually associated with male singers, like "One for My Baby" and "I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face". Create New Account. Dreifach ist der Schritt der Zeit: 8/7/1813 Text by Schiller (other settings: D 69 and 70); For ttb: 44: 44 (1894) XX, 1 No. The film won several European film prizes and received an Academy Award nomination for Best Documentary in 1984. ", "Rijckheyt - centrum voor regionale geschiedenis", "A Soldier Lovingly Remembers Marlene Dietrich", "A Look Back ... 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In 1939, she became an American citizen and renounced her German citizenship. [not verified in body By the late 1920s, Dietrich was also playing sizable parts on screen, including roles in Café Elektric (1927), I Kiss Your Hand, Madame (1928), and The Ship of Lost Souls (1929).[25]. Die Schlagerpiloten Lyrics - All the great songs and their lyrics from Die Schlagerpiloten on Lyrics.com [30] Critics still vigorously debate how much of the credit belonged to von Sternberg and how much to Dietrich, but most would agree that neither consistently reached such heights again after Paramount fired von Sternberg and the two ceased working together. Dietrich was made an honorary citizen of Berlin on 16 May 2002. Forgot account? On 6 May 1992, Dietrich died of kidney failure at her flat in Paris at age 90. Dietrich vouched for her sister and her sister's husband, sheltering them from possible prosecution as Nazi collaborators. [63] She would become the first woman and German to receive the Israeli Medallion of Valor in 1965, "in recognition for her courageous adherence to principle and consistent record of friendship for the Jewish people". Kreuzfahrt mit Pilot des Herzens.....wunderschön gesungen von "" die Schlagerpiloten"Viel Spaß bei dem Musikgenuss [84] Her coffin was draped in an American flag befitting her status as an American. When he left me, I felt like giving everything up.