Exiles in Southern California
Fritzi Massary (1882-1969)
Massary, an operetta star, was married to the comic actor Max Pallenberg
(1877-1934). Because of their Jewish heritage, Massary and her husband
were forced to flee Germany in 1933, and moved to their home in
Switzerland. Massary's husband was tragically killed in 1934 in
an airplane crash. During the next few years Massary performed in
London and Vienna until she retired in 1938 to Hollywood.
daughter, Liesl Frank (1903-1979),
was married to the author Bruno Frank.
Fritzi Massary lived in Beverly Hills first at 606 Bedford Drive,
later at 520 N. Canon Drive, and after 1943 at 615 N.
in Southern California: 1938-1969.
Joseph. Portraits I: Carl Zuckmayer - Bruno Frank.
Aachen: Alano, 1993: pp.285
Thomas Mann. Tagebücher 1940-1943. Edited by Peter
de Mendelssohn. Frankfurt: Fischer, 1982.
For more information contact the Feuchtwanger