Raabe, Hedwig

BORN 3 Dec 1844, Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt - DIED 21 Apr 1905, Berlin
GRAVE LOCATION Stahnsdorf, Brandenburg: Südwestkirchhof, Bahnhofstrasse (Block Alte Umbettung, Abt. B, Erbbegräbnis 98)

Hedwig Raabe was only fourteen years old when she performed at the Thalia Theatre in Hamburg where her uncle, the comical actor Wilke, was employed. In 1864 she was engaged by the German Court Theatre in Saint Petersburg that often toured in Germany. She was admired by the young Friedrich Nietzsche who wrote her flattering a letter in 1866. As far as known he received no anwer. In 1868 she left her engagement in Russia and in 1871 she married the tenor Albert Niemann. From 1883 onwards she worked for the Deutsche Theater in Berlin.

• Husband: Niemann, Albert (1871-1905)


The grave of Albert Niemann and Hedwig Raabe at the Südwestfriedhof, Stahnsdorf.
Picture by Androom (23 Aug 2017)


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Published: 10 Dec 2021
Last update: 11 Dec 2021