Carl Carl

Karl Andreas Bernbrunn (1787–1854), known by the stage name Carl Carl, was a Kraków-born actor and theatre director.[1][2][3][4]

Carl Carl
Karl Andreas Bernbrunn

(1787-11-07)November 7, 1787
DiedAugust 14, 1854(1854-08-14) (aged 66)
Spouse(s)Margarethe Lang

Bernbrunn was born (1787-11-07)November 7, 1787[1][2] to Maria Anna and Karl Andrä Bernbrunn. Maria Anna was the divorced wife of the poet Johann Baptist von Alxinger (1755–1797), and daughter of army supplier Abraham Wetzlar, who converted to Catholicism in 1776 with his family.[3]

Bernbrunn became an actor in Munich with Carl Weinmüller. In 1822 Bernbrunn became the director of the Isartor Theater in Munich, and in 1826 became the director of the Theater an der Wien in Vienna. In 1838 he bought the Theater in der Leopoldstadt which he ran in parallel to the Theater an der Wien until 1845. The Theater in der Leopoldstadt was demolished and rebuilt in 1847 under the name Carltheater.[3][4][5]

In Munich[5] Bernbrunn married Margarethe Lang.[3][4]

Bernbrunn died from a recurrent stroke[4] on (1854-08-14)August 14, 1854 at Bad Ischl.[1][2][3][4][5]

See also


  1. "Bernbrunn Karl" (PDF). Österreichisches Biographisches Lexikon 1815–1950 (in German). 1. p. 76. ISBN 3-7001-1327-7. Retrieved Jun 28, 2019.
  2. "Katalog der Deutschen Nationalbibliothek" (in German). Retrieved June 28, 2019.
  3. Otto Rommel (1955). "Bernbrunn, Karl Andreas (Pseudonym Carl, Karl)". Neue Deutsche Biographie (in German). Deutsche Biographie. pp. 105–106. Retrieved June 28, 2019.
  4. Bernbrunn, Carl (in German) via Wikisource.
  5. August Förster. Bernbrunn, Carl (in German) via Wikisource.
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