BURIED TOGETHER

Partner Claire Waldoff, buried together

Queer Places:
Pragfriedhof, Friedhofstra├če 44, 70191 Stuttgart, Germania

Olga von Roeder (June 12, 1886 - July 11, 1963) came from a US-American actor family and was descendant of the Texas settler Albrecht von Roeder. In 1917 she met Claire Waldoff in Berlin. She was her partner until her death. "We both had the big draw together," Waldoff wrote in her memoirs, "Olly is a rarer, louder character, a wonderful person." The couple was a hub of lesbian life in Berlin in the 1920s. Von Roeder and Waldoff conducted a cultural-political salon for the exchange of ideas among lesbians, were popular guests in the lesbian nightlife.


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