Harry Graf Kessler

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Harry Clemens Ulrich Kessler, Graf

Birthplace: Paris, France
Death: November 30, 1937 (69)
Lyon, Rhone-Alpes, France (cancer)
Place of Burial: Paris, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Adolf Wilhelm Kessler, Graf and Alice Harriet Kessler, Gräfin
Ex-partner of Freiherr Otto Emil Karl Eduard Wilhelm von Dungern; Gaston Georges Colin and Max Goertz
Brother of Wilma de Brion

Occupation: Jurist (Dr. jur.), Schriftsteller, Verleger, Mäzen, Diplomat, Sammler
Managed by: Thomas Föhl (c)
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About Harry Graf Kessler

Harry Clément Ulrich Kessler (23 May 1868 – 30 November 1937) - Anglo-German count, diplomat, writer, and patron of modern art. English translations of his diaries "Journey to the Abyss" (2011) and "Berlin in Lights" (1971) reveal anecdotes and details of artistic, theatrical, and political life in Europe, mostly in Germany, from the late 19th century through the collapse of Germany at the end of World War I until his death in Lyon in 1937.


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Harry Graf Kessler's Timeline

May 23, 1868
Paris, France
November 30, 1937
Age 69
Lyon, Rhone-Alpes, France
December 7, 1937
Age 69
Paris, France