Gelsenkirchen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany (1884 – 1957)
Claire Waldoff (Clara Wortmann, Gelsenkirchen, Germany, October 21, 1884 – January 22, 1957) was a famous German cabaret singer and entertainer in Berlin during the 1910s and 1920s.
Wortmann was born the eleventh child of 16. Her parents owned a tavern in Gelsenkirchen. After completing school, she studied theatre and chose as her pseudoynm Claire Waldoff. In 1903, she got her first theatre jobs in Bad Pyrmont and in Kattowitz. In 1907, she went to Berlin, where she performed at the… read more
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