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Ottilie (Tilla) Helene Angela Durieux (Godeffroy)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Death: Died in Berlin, Germany
Place of Burial: Berlin, Germany
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Richard Max Victor Godeffroy, Prof. Dr. and Adelheid Ottilie Augustine Godeffroy
Wife of Ludwig Katzenellenbogen
Ex-wife of Paul Cassirer and Eugen (Eugene) Jacob Israel Spiro

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About Tilla Durieux

Prominent German actress, who died at age ninety one in 1971.

Ludwig Katzenellenbogen was her third husband. in 1933 they both fled to Switzerland and then to Yugoslavia to escape the Gestapo.

Tilla mentions much about Ludwig in her memoirs.

Für ihren Künstlernamen »Durieux« übernahm sie den Geburtsnamen ihrer Großmutter väterlicherseits: »Gabrielle du Rieux«

Sources

1. The Unbroken Chain - Neil Rosenstein (1990) Volume 1, Chapter 11, page 94, G 13.2

2. Tilla Durieux: Mein ersten neunzig Jahre, by Joachim Werner Preuss (Munich-Berlin 1971)

http://othes.univie.ac.at/231/1/10-22-2007_0126211.pdf

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Tilla Durieux's Timeline

1880
August 18, 1880
Vienna, Austria
1904
1904
Age 23
1906
1906
Age 25
Berlin, Germany
1910
1910
Age 29
1926
1926
Age 45
1930
February 28, 1930
Age 49
London, United Kingdom
1971
February 21, 1971
Age 90
Berlin, Germany
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Berlin, Germany