Raoul Aslan, short letter from March 27th, 1917: " With warm thanks for your friendly lines. Raoul Aslan".
Size: 5,1 x 6,5 inches. ( 4 pages, the rest is empty).
The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.
Additionally 2 portrait photos of young Aslan. Each is 3,5 x 5,5 inches. One has a small knock at the upper right part. Otherwise fine condition.
Aslan, Raoul: ( Actor, director, b. 1886 Saloniki, d. 18.6.1958 Litzlberg / Attersee / Austria).
Aslan was of Armenian origin ( Osmanian Empire ) who came from Greece to Austria. His family was extremely wealthy and he received profound education in Turkey and Greece.
He made his stage debut in Germany in 1906 continued with his studies and had first great successes in Stuttgart in 1911.
His breakthrough came in 1917 in Vienna where he became director of the Burgtheater one of the most important European theatres. He was the first one honoured with the title Kammerschauspieler in 1929.
Raoul Aslan made his film debut in 1918. After some silent movies like Das andere Ich (1918) and Die Venus (1922) more popular productions followed, like: Yorck (1931), Der weisse Dämon (1932), Leise flehen meine Lieder (1933) ........ Matthäus-Passion (1949),
Mozart (1955) and Wilhelm Tell (1956).