Weyr, Marie

AUTHOR, THEATRE CRITIC, PLAYWRIGHT (AUSTRIA)
BORN 8 Sep 1864, Wien - DIED 19 Apr 1903, Wien
BIRTH NAME Uhl, Marie
GRAVE LOCATION Wien: Döblinger Friedhof, Hartäckerstraße 65 (Gruppe 09, Nummer 5)

Marie Weyr was the daughter of the author Friedrich Uhl and his wife Marie Reischl. Frida Uhl-Strindberg was her younger sister. Marie married the sculptor Dudolf Weyr in 1882.

She wrote stories for the Wienere Zeitung. In 1887 her book "Frühling in Abbazia" was published. She was thge author of the peasant farce "Die hosen-Nandl" that was staged in Schliersee in Bavaria in 1898. In 1899 it was performed with great succes at the Deutsches Volkstheater in Vienna.

Her husband created a marble statue of her that was placed near Mondsee. It was destroyed during the Second World War.

Family
• Husband: Weyr, Rudolf (1882-)

Images

The grave of Marie Weyr and Rudolf Weyr at the Döblinger Friedhof, Vienna.
Picture by Androom (13 Aug 2018)

 

Sources
Die Autorin Marie Weyr - In Stein gemeißelte Edelfedern - Wiener Zeitung Online


Weyr, Rudolf

Published: 25 Jun 2022
Last update: 25 Jun 2022