Gabor (Feb 16,1917 - Dec 18,2016)

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Life's summary

According to Gabor, she was discovered by operatic tenor Richard Tauber on a trip to Vienna in 1934, following her time as a student at a Swiss boarding school. Tauber invited Gabor to sing the soubrette role in his new operetta, This would mark her first stage appearance. In 1936, she was crowned Miss Hungary. In 1944, she co-wrote a novel with writer Victoria Wolf titled, "Every Man For Himself".

Memorable moments

Gabor began her stage career in Vienna and was crowned Miss Hungary in 1936. She emigrated from Hungary to the United States in 1941. Becoming a sought-after actress with "European flair and style", she was considered to have a personality that "exuded charm and grace". She later acted in We're Not Married! and played one of her few leading roles in the John Huston-directed film, Moulin Rouge (1952).


Zsa Zsa Gabor was born and brought up in Budapest, Hungary 16/Feb/1917