Pavlovic-Barili, Milena

BORN 5 Nov 1909, Pozarevac - DIED 6 Mar 1945, New York City, New York
CAUSE OF DEATH horse riding accident
GRAVE LOCATION Roma, Lazio: Cimitero Acattolico, Via Caio Cestio 6 (Zona Terza, 4.1.6 (2598) (ashes))

Milena Barilli was the daughter of the composer Bruno Barilli. Her mother Danica Pavlovic was Serbian. She studied at the Royal School of Arts in Belgrade (1922-1926) and in Munich (1926-1928).

She left Serbia in the early 1930s and lived in Spain, Rome, Paris and London. She created portraits and depicted biblical stories. After 1939 she lived in New York City, where she died in 1945 after a horse riding accident. Her ashes were transferred to Rome in 1949 and buried in her father's grave.

• Father: Barilli, Bruno

Related persons
• illustrated work of Barilli, Bruno


The grave of Bruno Barilli and his daughter Milena at the Cimitero Acattolico, Rome.
Picture by Androom (27 Feb 2015)


Milena Pavlović-Barili - Wikipedia

Pavolini, Alessandro

Published: 14 Jan 2018
Last update: 05 Apr 2022