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Margarethe "Grete" Martonne (Bachrich)

Also Known As: "Margarete"
Birthplace: Vienna, Wien, Wien, Austria
Death: January 1981 (91)
New York, NY, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sigmund Bachrich and Mirjam Marie Bachrich
Wife of Hermann Martonne
Sister of Albert Bachrich; Cäcilie Wagner; Dora Bachrich; Susanne Bachrich and Hans Bachrich

Occupation: "Harfenistin" - harpist
Managed by: Randy Schoenberg
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About Margarethe "Grete" Martonne

Margarethe "Grete" MARTONNE, née BACHRICH: b. 28 Oct 1889, Wien - d. Jan 1981, New York

Information courtesy of various sources including the following:


Barbara Boisits

Margarethe Martonne-B. (1889–?, Harfenistin) waren ebenso musikalisch tätig.

Basic birth data from IKG-Wien archives courtesy of

Nr. 4848 Familienname Bachrich Vorname Margarethe Code 1 Vorname des Vaters Sigmund Name der Mutter Minetti Vorname der Mutter Mirjam Marie Ort Wien Buch Nr. M 1889-90 Band M Datum 28.10.1889 Zahl 1803

Emigrated to the USA.

First visit to the USA?

Margarete Bachrich Immigration 09 Sep 1909 Ellis Island, New York City, New York, United States Wein, Austria Female 20 Single Austria, Austrian 1889 Hamburg

Profession given as "none".

Contact people:

Departure: "father", Prof. BACHRICH, 17 Wienstr., Wien IV

Arrival: "brother-in-law", music director WAGNER, 133 E. 13 St., New York

N.B. The following individual listed happens to be Sofie RIESENFELD, the mother of composer Hugo RIESENFELD. Whether this is coincidence or the two ladies were travelling together ...?

A congratulatory article on father Siegmund BACHRICH's 70th. birthday also mentions 3 of his musical children: Albert, Susanne, Margarethe. The latter is described as a "harpist", currently on tour in Mexico.

ANNO, Grazer Volksblatt, 1911-01-23, Seite 1

As does likewise ...

ANNO, Neue Freie Presse, 1911-01-22, Seite 8

Subsequently emigrated to the USA:

Margarethe Bachrich Immigration 26 Aug 1911 Ellis Island, New York City, New York, United States New York, U.S.A. Female 22 Single Austria, German 1889 Hamburg

Profession here given as "musician"

Contact people.

Departure: "father" Prof. Sigmund BACHRICH, Dörflerstr., Baden, Wien

Arrival: "home", 554 W 125 St., NY

1940 New York census courtesy of:

Name: Herman Martonne

•  Ereignistyp:	 Census Ereignisdatum:	 1940
•  Ereignisort:	 Councilmanic District 2, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Township, Los Angeles, California, United States
•  Letzter Wohnort:	 Cleveland, Ohio Geschlecht:	 Male Alter:	 60 Familienstand:	 Married Rasse:	 White Rasse (original):	 White Geburtsjahr (geschätzt):	 1880 Geburtsort:	 Hungary Verhältnis zum Haushaltsvorstand:	 Head Verhältnis zum Haushaltsvorstand (original):	 Head

Haushalt/ Aufgabe/ Geschlecht/ Alter/ Geburtsort

Herman Martonne Head männlich 60 Hungary

Grete Martonne Wife weiblich 48 Austria

Hermann's profession given as "violinist"

Basic death data courtesy of:

United States Social Security Death Index

Name: Grete Martonne Vorname: Grete Nachname: Martonne Staat: New York Alter: 92 Geburtsdatum: 28 Oct 1889 Geburtsdatum: 10281889 Sterbedatum: Jan 1981 Sterbedatum: 01001981

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October 28, 1889
Vienna, Wien, Wien, Austria

Year 1889
Numerative 1803
Code 1
Volume Wien
Last Name Bachrich
First Name Margarethe
Parents/Annotation Sigmund/Minetti Mirjam Marie

January 1981
Age 91
New York, NY, United States