Weingartner-Marcell, Lucille

BORN 1877, New York - DIED 22 Jun 1921, Wien
BIRTH NAME Marcell, Lucille
GRAVE LOCATION Wien: Hietzinger Friedhof, Maxingstraße 15, Hietzing (Gruppe 07, Nummer 1)

Mezzo-soprano Lucille Marcell studied in the USA and in Paris. Jean de Reszke was one of her teachers. In 1903 she debuted at the Opéra Comique as Malika under the name of Madame Marcelle. Felix Weingartner engaged her in Vienna at the Court Opera in 1908. They married in 1911.

She held an engagement at the Boston Opera from 1912 to 1914. In 1914 she followed Weingartner to the Court Theatre in Darmstadt, but there she hardly appeared on the stage. In 1919 they moved on to the Volksoper in Vienna. She died in 1921 in Vienna.

17/5/1914Premiere of Weingartner's "Cain and Abel" at the Hoftheater in Darmstadt. It was an opera in one act and Weingartner was the conductor. Weingartner's wife Lucille was one of the performers. 


The grave of Lucille Weingartner at the Hietzing Cemetery in Vienna.
Picture by androom (15 Aug 2006)


Weininger, Otto

Published: 16 Aug 2014
Last update: 25 Jan 2022