Marie-Elisabeth, Prinzessin von Sachsen-Meiningen

BORN 23 Sep 1853, Potsdam, Brandenburg - DIED 22 Nov 1923, Obersendling, Bayern
GRAVE LOCATION Meiningen, Thüringen: Parkfriedhof, Am Steinernen Berg

Marie Elisabeth was the only daughter of Duke George II of Saxe-Meiningen from his first marriage to Charlotte von Preussen (1831-1855). She was an exellent pianist (Theodor Kirchner was her teacher) and also a composer who wrote several marches and other pieces of music.

She was in contact with Johannes Brahms, who was supported by her father, but also with Richard Strauss and Hans von Bülow. At the Villa Felicitas in Berchtesgaden she frequently received artists.

• Father: Georg II, herzog von Sachsen-Meiningen
• Mother: Charlotte von Preussen
• Brother: Ernst, Prinz von Sachsen-Meiningen

Related persons
• has a connection with Brahms, Johannes
• has a connection with Bülow, Hans von
• has a connection with Strauss, Richard


The grave of Marie Elisabeth, Prinzessin von Sachsen-Meiningen at the Parkfriedhof, Meiningen.
Picture by Androom (30 Aug 2013)


Marinetti, Filippo Tommaso

Published: 10 May 2018
Last update: 29 Mar 2022