Elfie Mayerhofer

Elfie Mayerhofer (1917–1992) was an Austrian film actress and singer. A noted stage performer, she played lead roles in a series of musical and operetta films such as The Song of the Nightingale (1944)[1] and The Heavenly Waltz (1949).[2] She was known as the "Viennese Nightingale".

Elfie Mayerhofer
Born15 March 1917
Died28 December 1992 (aged 75)
Years active1938–1968 (film)

Selected filmography


  1. Goble p.20
  2. Fritsche p.179


  • Fritsche, Maria. Homemade Men In Postwar Austrian Cinema: Nationhood, Genre and Masculinity. Berghahn Books, 2013.
  • Goble, Alan. The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter, 1999.

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