Eleonore Kleiber

Costume Designer Madam Butterfly

Eleonore Kleiber was born in Germany and studied privitely in Weimer before beginning her career as a costume designer for the city’s Nationaltheater. She was Director of Costume at Komische Oper, Berlin, for over two decades during its directorship under Walter Felsenstein and Joachim Herz. Eleonore Kleiber died in September 1997.