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Karl Farkas

1893-1971 AT, Vienna
Spoken Word

Karl Farkas (28 October 1893 – 16 May 1971) was an Austrian actor and cabaret performer.In accordance with the wishes of his parents, he was to study law, but decided to follow the call of the stage. After attending the Academy of Music and Acting Arts in Vienna, he debuted in Olmütz as Tsarevich, in a play by Gabryela Zapolska.He married Anny Hán in 1924. In 1938 he was forced to become a refugee, going first to Brno, then Paris and ending up in New York. There he performed for other exiles.

        
Genres
  • Spoken Word
  • Folk
  • World
  • Soundtrack
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
Zwei alte Wiener als Fakire on Kabarett in der Westentasche by Ernst Waldbrunn
Mein Kollege der Affe on Unvergessener Karl Farkas by Karl Farkas
Doppelconference mit Ernst Waldbrunn I on Unvergessener Karl Farkas by Karl Farkas
Dichterschlacht am Mikrophon on Alle MESCHUGGE? Jüdischer Witz und Humor in Wien by Various Artists
Doppelconference on Das Beste vom Besten des Wiener Kabaretts by Helmut Qualtinger
Entwürfe für mein Monument on Unvergessener Karl Farkas by Karl Farkas
Dialog „Na, was sitzen dann da.” (Aus der Zauberposse: Der böse Geist Lumpazivagabundus - Das liederliche Kleeblatt) on Nestroy klassisch, Vol. 3 - Der böse Geist Lumpazivagabundus - Das liederliche Kleeblatt by Various Artists
1. Akt - Einleitung und Dialog „Was versammelt euch so.” (Aus der Zauberposse: Der böse Geist Lumpazivagabundus - Das liederliche Kleeblatt) on Nestroy klassisch, Vol. 3 - Der böse Geist Lumpazivagabundus - Das liederliche Kleeblatt by Various Artists
Karl Farkas conferiert über die Ehe on Unvergessener Karl Farkas by Karl Farkas
Zwei alte Wiener als Gondoliere on Kabarett in der Westentasche by Ernst Waldbrunn

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
DoppelconferencenKarl Farkas - Ernst Waldbrunn1990Album
Der G'scheite Und Der Blöde - DoppelconferencenKarl Farkas - Ernst Waldbrunn1990Album
Altmeister Des HumorsFritz Grünbaum, Karl Farkas, Franz Engel1989Compil.
Also Sprach Karl FarkasKarl Farkas1987Compil.
Also Sprach Karl FarkasKarl Farkas1971Album
Unvergessener Karl FarkasKarl Farkas1971Album
Der G'scheite Und Der Blöde - DoppelconferencenKarl Farkas - Ernst Waldbrunn1970Album
Der G'scheite Und Der Blöde - DoppelconferencenKarl Farkas - Ernst Waldbrunn1970Album
Hör'n Sie Sich Das An!Karl Farkas - Ernst Waldbrunn1964Single
LumpazivagabundusJohann Nestroy - Adolf Müller, Norbert Pawlicki, Erich Auer, Heinz Conrads, Fritz Muliar, Alma Seidler, Käthe Gold, Christiane Hörbiger, Fred Liewehr, Hans Thimig, Leopold Rudolf, Louise Martini, Marianne Schönauer, Karl Farkas, Otto Ambros1961Album
Der G'scheite Und Der BlödeKarl Farkas, Ernst Waldbrunn1960Single
Der G'scheite Und Der Blöde - DoppelconferenceKarl Farkas - Ernst Waldbrunn1960Single
Also Sprach Karl FarkasKarl Farkas1960Single
Berühmte DoppelconférencenTauchen-Prokopetz, Muckenstruntz & Bamschabl, Karl Farkas Und Ernst Waldbrunn, Karl Valentin Und Liesl Karlstadt, Pirron Und Knapp, Hans MoserCompil.
Cabaret-OldtimerHelmut Qualtinger, Karl Farkas, Cissy Kraner, Georg Kreisler, Gerhard Bronner, Peter Wehle, Kurt Jaggberg, Louise Martini, Herbert Prikopa, Carl Merz, Gunther Philipp, Nikolaus Haenel, Christa Irrall, Kurt Sobotka, Eva Pilz, Johann Sklenka, Ernst WaldbrunnCompil.
Kabarett Aus ÖsterreichKarl FarkasAlbum
Fritz Grünbaum Karl FarkasFritz Grünbaum, Karl FarkasAlbum
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