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Emil Frei, Sr
Birth: Jul., 1869
Bavaria (Bayern), Germany
Death: Sep. 22, 1942
Saint Louis
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA

Artist. Frei was a noted stained glass artist and designer of the mosaics in the St. Louis Cathedral. A native of Bavaria, he learned painting in the Munich Academy of Arts. His earliest work in St. Louis was in this field. After founding his art glass business, he executed many orders (mostly for Catholic churches), but many were also for Protestant churches, other organizations and private homes (including the August Busch home on Grantís Farm.) He worked on the St. Louis Cathedral mosaic commission with his son for many years. It is one of the largest single examples of mosaic in the world and cost more than $1,000,000 in the 1930s. (bio by: Connie Nisinger) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Emma M Mueller Frei (1875 - 1956)*
 
 Children:
  Catherine Frei (1909 - 1970)*
 
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Burial:
Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery (Old)
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
Plot: Section 31, Lot 136N
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Connie Nisinger
Record added: May 18, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7459490
Emil Frei, Sr
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Emil Frei, Sr
Added by: Connie Nisinger
 
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