JARNO, JOSEF (Josef Cohen):

Austrian actor; born at Budapest Aug. 24, 1866. He was educated for a mercantile career, but went on the stage when nineteen years of age. His début was made in 1885 at Ischl, where he has since been engaged during the summer months. From 1887 to 1890 he played in Laibach; from 1890 to 1899 in Berlin at the Residenztheater and the Deutschestheater; and since 1899 he has been a member of the Josefstädter Theater company at Vienna.

Jarno has written several plays, among which may be mentioned: "Der Rabenvater"; "Illusionen"; "Der Vielgeliebte"; "Die Wahrsagerin"; etc.

  • Eisenberg, Biog. Lex.
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