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Helena Schaaff
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Birth: May 24, 1823
Bavaria (Bayern), Germany
Death: Jul. 8, 1857
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Mother. Composer. She was the composer of "Doubler Marche pour Piano" that was written for Jenny Lind, and "The Bavarian Polka." Her first child was stillborn in 1855. As a result of a very difficult labor, a second birth in 1857 resulted in the death of both mother and child. Helena and her infants were buried here. She was the wife of Polish sculptor Henry Dmochowski-Saunders. 
 
Note: The monument was designed and executed by her husband Henry Dmochowski-Saunders. Dmochowski-Saunders, whose busts of Thaddeus Kosciusko and Casimir Pulaski are in the US Capitol Building, worked on his wife's tombstone for eighteen months.
 
Burial:
Laurel Hill Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section 7, Lot 375
 
Created by: rjschatz
Record added: Apr 30, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14126204
Helena Schaaff
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Helena Schaaff
Added by: rjschatz
 
Helena Schaaff
Added by: rjschatz
 
 
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- Beverly Joe Vaughn
 Added: Jun. 2, 2014
A beautiful tribute to lifes tragedies
- Antiquitas
 Added: Jul. 28, 2013

- Mount Hope NY
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