Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Cécile von

(GERMANY)
BORN 6 Jan 1898, Berlin - DIED 12 Jan 1995, Hamburg
REAL NAME Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Cecile Lilly Else
GRAVE LOCATION Potsdam, Brandenburg: Evangelischer Friedhof Bornstedt, Ribbeckstraße

Cécile von Mendelssohn-Bartholdi was the daughter of Otto von Mendelssohn-Bartholdi (1868-1949) and his niece Cécile von Mendelssohn-Bartholdi (1870-1943). In 1920 she married Benoit Oppenheim. They had two children, but they divorced. In 1938 she married the Swedish figure skater Gillis Grafström, who died two months after their marriage. He was buried at the Bornstedter Friedhof in Potsdam. After her own death in 1995 she was buried beside him.

Family
• Father: Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Otto von
• Husband: Grafström, Gillis (1938-1938)

Images

The grave of Gillis Grafström and Cécile Mendelssohn-Bartholdy at the Bornstedter Friedhof, Potsdam.
Picture by Androom (22 Aug 2017)

 

The grave of Cécile Mendelssohn-Bartholdy at the Bornstedter Friedhof, Potsdam.
Picture by Androom (22 Aug 2017)

 


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Published: 25 Dec 2020
Last update: 25 Dec 2020