Schirach, Carl von

THEATRE MANAGER (GERMANY)
BORN 10 Nov 1873, Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein - DIED 11 Jul 1948, Weimar, Thüringen
REAL NAME Schirach, Carl Baily Norris von
GRAVE LOCATION Weimar, Thüringen: Historischer Friedhof (Alter Friedhof, Friedhof vor dem Frauentor), Poseckscher Garten

Carl von Schirach was the son of Karl Friedrich von Schirach, a former major in the US Army who fought in the Civil War. Carl married Emma Middleton Lynah Tillou (1872-1944) from Philadelphia.

He was officer in the army and from 1909 to 1918 he was also the head of the Court Theatre in Weimar. He also was a chamberlain to the Grand Duke of Weimar. In 1935 he became the general manager of the Nassauisches Landestheater in Wiesbaden and he held this post until 1943.

His daughter was the opera singer Rosalind von Schirach and his son was the nazi youth leader Baldur von Schirach.

Images

The grave of Carl von Schirach at the Historischer Friedhof, Weimar.
Picture by Androom (13 Aug 2020)

 

Sources
Carl von Schirach – Wikipedia


Schlagintweit, Adolf

Published: 11 Sep 2020
Last update: 12 Sep 2020