Ernst Dryden (Ernst Dryden)

Ernst Dryden

Acclaimed Artist. Dryden, one of the finest commercial artists of his generation, was also known as one of the foremost poster artists in Germany. Dryden served as an officer in the Imperial Flying Corps during WWI and began his career as a menswear designer, moving to New York in 1933 and on to Hollywood in 1934. Costume designer on 8 films, Bronislaw Kaper and his wife discovered the lifeless body of Dryden, sitting in a chair holding a telephone receiver, Dryden was dead from a heart attack brought on my Grave’s Disease.  (bio by: TLS)


  • August, 03, 1887
  • Austria


  • March, 03, 1938
  • USA


  • Hollywood Forever Cemetery
  • California
  • USA

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