Meyerbeer, Cornelie

SOCIETY PERSONALITY (GERMANY)
BORN 4 Mar 1842, Berlin - DIED 19 Jul 1922, Berlin-Wannsee
GRAVE LOCATION Berlin: Alter St. Matthäus Friedhof, Grossgörschenstrasse 12 (Erb 230 K-oI/sI-)

Daughter of the famous composer Giacomo Meyerbeer. When she was sixteen years old she converted to Christianity. In 1866 she married the painter Gustav Richter, who was ninenteen years her senior.

After her husband died in 1885 she lived at the Hohenzollernstrasse 12 at the Wannsee during the sommers and at Under den Linden 78 (near the Pariser Platz) in Berlin during the winters. Her salon was frequented by many musicians until the First World War and she and Cosima Liszt were friends. She was very wealthy and in 1913 she posessed three million gold marks.

Family
• Father: Meyerbeer, Giacomo
• Husband: Richter, Gustav

Related persons
• was a friend of Liszt, Cosima

Images

The grave of Gustav Richter at the Alter St. Matthäus Friedhof, Berlin.
Picture by Androom (28 Aug 2008)

 


Meyerbeer, Giacomo

Published: 20 Oct 2013
Last update: 20 Oct 2013