Krebs-Brenning, Mary

PIANIST (GERMANY)
BORN 5 Dec 1851, Dresden - DIED 27 Jun 1900, Dresden
GRAVE LOCATION Dresden, Sachsen: Alter Katholischer Friedhof, Friedrichstrasse

Mary Krebs was the daughter of pianist Carl August Krebs and opera singer Aloysia Krebs-Michalesi. She was taught the piano by her father when she was six years old and in 1863 she gave her first concert at the Hotel de Saxe in Dresden. More concerts in Germany and England followed. In 1863 king John of Saxony gave her the title of Royal Pianist.

She toured Italy in the company of Adelina Patti and in 1870 she toured the USA for two years. Tours to England and Russia followed. In 1887 she married royal equerry Theodor Brenning, but she continued her career. After her marriage she lived at an estate in Dresden-Strehlen.

Family
• Father: Miedke, Carl August
• Mother: Krebs-Michalesi, Aloyse

Related persons
• cooperated with Patti, Adelina, Baroness Cederström

Sources
Baedeker Dresden, 1996
Mary Krebs-Brenning – Wikipedia

Images

The grave of Mary Krebs-Brenning and Aloyse Krebs-Michalesi at the Alter Katholischer Friedhof, Dresden.
Picture by Androom (28 Aug 2005)

 


Krebs-Michalesi, Aloyse

Published: 9 Aug 2009
Last update: 28 Feb 2016