Miliza Korjus

Singer, Actor
Born: 08/17/1908 in Poland

Filmography

other (1)

The Great Waltz 1937 (Movie)

(Actor)

Relationships

Kuno Foelsch

Husband
born in 1894 died in 1965 married in 1928 divorced

Arthur Korjus

Father
achieved rank of colonel in the Russian Imperial Army

Anna Korjus

Mother
daughter of a Russian general

Walter Shector

Husband
married in 1952

EDUCATION

Kiev Conservatory of Music

Milestones

1952

Retired after second marriage

1943

Returned to USA; appeared at Carnegie Hall

1942

Made second film, "Caballeria del Imperio/Imperial Cavalry", in Mexico

1940

After recovering, embarked on concert tour of South America; was appearing in Mexico when USA entered WWII

1940

Severely injured in an automobile accident (date approximate)

1938

Debut feature, "The Great Waltz"; received a Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination

1936

Signed to ten-year contract at MGM

1933

Contracted with the Berlin State Opera

1929

Moved to Germany with husband

1928

Joined father and brother in Estonia; began making concert appearances

Toured throughout the USA in concert appearances

Underwent painful recovery from injuries; had several operations on leg

Joined the Ukranian State Chorus as a teenager

Born in Warsaw, Poland

At outbreak of WWI, moved with mother and sisters to Kiev

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