Johanna Rosalie Wagner Marbach (Johanna Marbach)

Johanna Rosalie Wagner Marbach

Actress. Sister of Richard Wagner. Was the first to play Gretchen in Goethes “Faust.” After her step-father Ludwig Geyer died she she earned the money for the family. She married the Leipziger Professor Oswald Marbach in 1836. She was buried on the North site of the cemetery. The headstone was moved during the 1990s to the current location. (bio by: Lutetia)

Born

  • March, 04, 1805

Died

  • October, 10, 1837

Cemetery

  • Alter Johannisfriedhof
  • Germany

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