This collection contains the correspondence of Fritzi Massary with her colleague and friend Violet Oldak. It also includes
one letter from Liesl Frank, Fritzi's daughter, to Violet Oldak; a newspaper clipping about Fritzi Massary; an enclosed letter
from Lili Darvas to Violet Oldak; a blank postcard featuring a publicity photograph of Massary; and a theater program. Violet
Oldak played the character Trudi in the original cast of Operette by Noel Coward and Fritzi Massary played Liesl Haren. They
became friends during this time and stayed in touch afterwards.
Violet Oldak was the daughter of Felix and Maria Clara Hedwig Wagner (nee Bartsch) who were German immigrants to Britain in
the 1890s. They changed their name to Warner at one point. Felix died in 1913. Violet Oldak married Felix Oldak. She also
had a brother named Arthur.
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