Tilla (Otillie) Durieux (Godeffroy) (1880 - 1971)

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Place of Burial: Berlin, Germany
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Death: Died in Berlin, Germany
Managed by: Pam Karp
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About Tilla (Otillie) Durieux (Godeffroy)

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)

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