Segond-Weber, Eugénie

ACTOR (FRANCE)
BORN 6 Feb 1867, Paris - DIED 14 Jun 1945
REAL NAME Weber, Caroline-Eugénie
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Père Lachaise, Rue du Repos 16 (division 24, 1ere ligne)

Daughter of Charles Weber, who was secretary to the politician Edouard Lockroy and led the 66th batillion during the Commune. Her father died in 1871. In 1883 she entered the Conservatoire and in 1885 she was engaged at the Odeon. On June 1st, 1887 she joined the Comédie-Française and her career as a tragic actress would last until 1944.

She died in 1945 and was buried at Père Lachaise in Paris, not far from the great tragic actor Talma. The painter Pierre Segond-Weber is her son.

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The grave of Eugénie Segond-Weber at Père Lachaise, Paris.
Picture by Androom (19 Nov 2006)

 


Seidel, Ina

Published: 19 Oct 2007
Last update: 7 Nov 2010