Bernhardt, Maurice

PLAYWRIGHT, THEATRE DIRECTOR (FRANCE)
BORN 22 Dec 1864, Paris: 11 Boulevard Malesherbes - DIED 21 Dec 1928, Paris
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Père Lachaise, Rue du Repos 16 (division 44, ligne 01, N, 20)

Maurice Bernhardt was the illegitimate son of the actress Sarah Bernhardt and the Belgian Henri Prince de Ligne. He wrote several plays in which his mother performed. She entrusted him with the management of the Théâtre de l'Ambigu (1882-1883), the Théâtre de la Porte-Saint-Martin (1883-1884) and the Théâtre Sarah-Bernhardt.

In 1887 he married the painter Princess Maria Teresa Wirginia Klotylda Jablonowska, known as Terka. They had two daughters, Simone (1889-1962) and Lysiane (1896-1977), who became an actress as well as an author. In 1915 Marie-Ernestine Appoullot became his second wife. He died in 1928 in Paris.

Work: "Nini l’Assommeur" (drama, 1902); "Une nuit de Noël sous la terreur" (comedy, 1912).

Family
• Mother: Bernhardt, Sarah

Images

The grave of Sarah Bernhardt at Père Lachaise, Paris.
Picture by Androom (24 Oct 2014)

 

Sources
Maurice Bernhardt — Wikipédia


Bernhardt, Sarah

Published: 12 Sep 2020
Last update: 12 Sep 2020