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Korngold House in Vienna

Posted: Wed Apr 06, 2005 6:34 am
by David Hegarty
I'm wondering if the Korngold house (the one that was occupied by the Nazis) is still in existence, and if so, what the address is. I will be visiting Vienna in the near future, and would like to see the house if it's still there.

Korngold House in Vienna

Posted: Mon Apr 11, 2005 3:48 pm
by Brendan G Carroll
All three properties where Korngold lived in Vienna are (amazingly) still standing.

The house occupied by the Nazis is at 35 Sternwartestrasse Wien 18

His home as a child was on the second floor of 7 Theobaldgasse near the Volksoper.

He also had a flat on the 3rd floor of 3 Franz Josefs Kai (1925-28)

Hope you can find them...

korngold house in vienna

Posted: Sun Oct 30, 2005 5:04 pm
by fireatheart

I recently visited Vienna with just that kind of intention!

Unfortunately, I found no relevent information at the time, and no mention of Korngold in any tourists' guides and such, and gave up.

The only thing I did find (and that was the least I was hoping) was an extensive choice of his work on CDs, which almost doubled the size of my Korngold collection in one afternoon!

I must say what I was hoping was a museum devoted to Korngold (a street in his name? A street plate or statue?) or something in that taste.

One can only hope this will happen in the near future...