Zoff, Marianne

OPERA SINGER, ACTOR (AUSTRIA)
BORN 30 Jun 1893, Hainfeld, Niederösterreich - DIED 22 Nov 1984, Wien
GRAVE LOCATION Wien: Zentralfriedhof, Simmeringer Hauptstraße 234, Simmering (Gruppe 32 C, nummer 46)

Marianne Zoff was the first wife of Bertold Brecht. They married on 3 Nov 1922 and in in 1923 they had a daughter, Hanne Marianne, later known as Hanne Hiob. In September 1928 she divorced Brecht and in the same year she married actor Theo Lingen.

She was half Jewish, but in the nazi era she was protected by Lingen's popularity and the fact that Goebbels liked his acting. Together with Lingen she had a daughter, Ursula Lingen, who also became an actress.

Family
• Daughter: Hiob, Hanne
• Husband: Brecht, Bertolt (1922-1928)
• Husband: Lingen, Theo (1928-1978)

Sources
Die Ehrengräber auf dem Wiener Zentralfriedhof
Marianne Zof – Wikipedia

Images

The grave of Theo Lingen and Marianne Zoff at the Zentralfriedhof, Vienna.
Picture by Androom (20 Aug 2007)

 


Zorn, Anders

Published: 14 Sep 2008
Last update: 4 Dec 2010