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Emma Mae Messerschmitt Franz
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Birth: Oct. 11, 1882
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Sep. 16, 1964
Atlantic City
Atlantic County
New Jersey, USA

Trenton Times
September 17, 1964

Mrs. Mae Franz, Musician And Teacher, Dies

Mrs. E. Mae Franz of 425 Greenwood Avenue, widow of Alfred G. Franz, died suddenly yesterday in Atlantic City. Stricken while walking on the boardwalk, she was dead on arrival at Atlantic City Hospital.

Mrs. Franz was widely known as a musician and music teacher. She was the first teacher of the late George Antheil, famed Trenton born composer.

A gifted pianist and violinist, she studied piano at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia with Camille Zeckwer and violin with Paul Mayer, former first violinist of the Philadalphia Orchestra.

She completed her violin training with the late Karl Langlotz, Princeton composer, and her musical education at the Academy of Music in Munich, Germany, where she studied for two years. She appeared in concerts at the age of 7 and was for a time a member of the Karl Langlotz Orchestra.

She was organist and choir director at St. Francis Church here for 25 years, and at the Church of the Immaculate Conception in New York City for 26 years.

Surviving are three sisters, Mrs. Eva Cooper and Miss Joanna Messerschmitt of Morrisville, and Mrs. Helen Ullrich of Trenton.

The funeral; will be Monday at 8 a.m. from the Ullrich Funeral Home, 425 Greenwood Avenue. Requiem high mass will be celebrated in the Immaculate Conception Church, here, at 9, and burial will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Friends may call Sunday afternoon and evening.

Family links: 
  Christopher Messerschmitt (1848 - 1898)
  Johanna Haslach Messerschmitt (1859 - 1910)
  Alfred George Franz (1897 - 1950)*
  Emma Mae Messerschmitt Franz (1882 - 1964)
  Adaline K. Messerschmitt (1884 - 1964)*
  Eva Cecilia Messerschmitt (1887 - 1887)*
  Eva W. Messerschmitt Cooper (1890 - 1967)*
  Joanna Cecelia Messerschmitt (1892 - 1976)*
  Helen T Messerschmitt Ullrich (1895 - 1981)*
  Christopher F. Messerschmitt (1897 - 1958)*
*Calculated relationship
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA
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Emma Mae <i>Messerschmitt</i> Franz
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