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Lou Andreás Salomé

  • Birth 12 Feb 1861
  • Death 5 Feb 1937
  • Burial Gottingen, Göttinger Landkreis, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
  • Memorial ID 10911953

Russian-German Writer and Psychoanalyst. She was born in St. Petersburg and died in Göttingen (Germany). She was a contemporary of Freud, Nietzsche (from whom she rejected a marriage request), and Rilke. She wrote several books about Psychoanalysis and kept up a long correpondence with Sigmund Freud. She was cremated and her ashes were buried in her husband's grave. Several days after her death, the Gestapo confiscated her books and papers. Among her works are "Im Kampf Um Gott," "Die Erotik," "Lebensrückblick" and "Mein Dank an Freud."

Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 4 May 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10911953
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lou Andreás Salomé (12 Feb 1861–5 Feb 1937), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10911953, citing Stadtfriedhof Göttingen, Gottingen, Göttinger Landkreis, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany ; Maintained by Find A Grave .