Sira March - the first star of burlesque from Switzerland
• Syrah March - the first star of burlesque from Switzerland
Josephine Magdalena Marty, who became famous as the first Swiss burlesque dancer Syrah Marty, was born June 21, 1921 in Goldaev. In 1942, she moved to Zurich, and then in 1948 moved to the US in search of Hollywood fame. She got in Variety Can Can Follies Theater, and then started acting in movies and magazine covers.
Syrah Marty is known as the most photographed woman in Switzerland in the 1940s. In 1951, the foreign press, who wrote about Hollywood, recognized her the most beautiful actress since Greta Garbo. She spoke with such celebrities as Gregory Peck, Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra.
Among the films featuring Marty Sira - Edge of Hell (1956), Fanny Hill (1964) and Fingerprints Do not Lie (1951).
In 1977, after the death of her husband and manager Elmer Frick, Syrah Martí ceased to appear in public. Shortly before her death, the Swiss director Roger Byurgler withdrew about her documentary Syra Marty - Dächli Leni goes to Hollywood, after the premiere of the actress who had to move into a nursing home. However, February 3, 2011, she died at the age of 89 at his home in Florida.