Amalia Carneri, born Malka Kanarvogel, soprano opera and operetta performer based in
made several recordings. She performed in Vienna,
Stadttheater, Landestheater, Carl-Theater and Volkstheater.1
She was born
12, 1875 in . She
studied at the Vienna Conservatory and changed her name to Amalia Carneri. She
toured extensively including Rzeszow,
and what is now Austria
17, 1901 at a synagogue on Seitenstettengasse,
to Heinrich (Henryk) Pollak born in Vienna, Austria Krakow June 7, 1877. Heinrich was a
government mine inspector. He died October 7, 1938 at the Jewish Hospital. He is buried in
the Central Cemetery Vienna, Austria. Amalie, the name she used in her private
life was taken to the Terezin Concentration Camp and then to Treblinka
Concentration Camp in Poland
where she perished, February
7, 1943. 2
The Pollaks' had two sons Fritz (Fred) born
February 28, 1909 and Karl
(Charles) born January 15,
1920, both in Vienna.
Fritz immigrated to the US
in 1938 on the S.S. Ille. De France
from Le Havre
to New York
and became a design engineer for Sperry Gyroscope. Karl sailed on the S.S.
Champlain from where he
was interned Saint Nazaire,
France March 30, 1940.
He became an engineering professor and author at the University of Rhode Island
1 News clippings from:
June 10, 1898, June 10, 1898
Pilsner Tagblatt, January 20, 1905February 3, 1905 and
March 2, 1904, October 3, 1903
November 8, 1899April 17, 1906 and August 1, 1897;
Deutches volksblattapril 9, 1907;
July 17, 1898
June 25, 1898 and March 11, 19051907
January 12, 1899
Neuie Freie Presse, Vienna, July 11, 1898, September 2, 1898, February 9, 1898, December 12, 1903, October 14, 1905.
April 9, 1904
Das kleine Blatt
July 2, 1932
December 9, 1931, January 10, 1932
July 3, 1898
Radio Tag 1928
Dated performance programs
Lohengrin composed by Richard Wagner, role of Ortrud, Grosse Festsaal des Ingenieu-und Architekten-Vereines,
Vienna, and November 3, 1922.
Odeon, Barcarole, Hoffman’s’ erzahlugen with Willi Strehl
Favorite Record, Schlittenarie a Faunitza and Schmuckwalzer from Faust
Ein Walzertaum composed by Felix Dormann and Leopold Jacobson,
September 30, 1908.
role of Friedrife von Infterbug and Oberhofmeiesterin at Carltheater.
Der Selige Vinzenz, by Alexander Landesberg, libretto by Leo Stein,
February 26, 1907
Role of Irene at Carltheater,
February 26, 1907.