Kaliningrad: Stadttheater

Country: Russia (Rossiya)
Federal District: Northwestern Federal District (Severo-Zapadny Federalny Okrug)
Oblast: Kaliningradskaya Oblast
City: Kaliningrad (Königsberg)
Location: Theaterplatz

Built 1805-1808 by Johann Valerian Theodor Müller (after deisgns by Friedrich Gilly?) for a Königsberg citizens' society, "Theater-Aktien-Gesellschaft", on the site of the ruins of the "Garnisonskirche" church. Opened 29 April 1808 with Mozart's "La clemenza di Tito". Destroyed by a fire on 9 December 1808. Subsequently rebuilt. Re-opened 9 December 1809 with Friedrich Himmel's opera "Fanchon, das Leiermädchen". 1912 rebuilding by Klage. Used as a military hospital during World War I. Originally 1400 seats, later 1550 seats. Destroyed by bombs in Aug 1944.

[Kaliningrad: Stadttheater] Front Text: "Königsberg i. Pr. - Stadttheater"
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: by German Forces' Postal Service, from Königsberg to Berlin (Germany), 1917

[Kaliningrad: Stadttheater] Front Text: "Königsberg i. Pr. - Stadttheater"
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Königsberg to Berlin (Germany), 1928


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