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Hélène <I>Gordon</I> Lazareff

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Hélène Gordon Lazareff Famous memorial

Birth
Rostov-on-Don, Rostov Oblast, Russia
Death
16 Feb 1988 (aged 78)
Le Lavandou, Departement du Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Burial
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France Add to Map
Plot
Division 7
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Journalist. Born into a Russian family who left the country after the 1917 Revolution, Hélène Gordon settled in France; after her first marriage, she met her second husband, founder of the newspaper "France-Soir." They both spent the second world war in New York City, where Hélène worked at "Harper's Bazaar" and "The New York Times." After moving back to France, she founded magazine "Elle" in 1945, and remained active until short before her death, performing as a comedienne in 1971.
Journalist. Born into a Russian family who left the country after the 1917 Revolution, Hélène Gordon settled in France; after her first marriage, she met her second husband, founder of the newspaper "France-Soir." They both spent the second world war in New York City, where Hélène worked at "Harper's Bazaar" and "The New York Times." After moving back to France, she founded magazine "Elle" in 1945, and remained active until short before her death, performing as a comedienne in 1971.

Bio by: Michel SCHREIBER



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  • Originally Created by: Michel SCHREIBER
  • Added: Mar 3, 2014
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/125825251/h%C3%A9l%C3%A8ne-lazareff: accessed ), memorial page for Hélène Gordon Lazareff (21 Sep 1909–16 Feb 1988), Find a Grave Memorial ID 125825251, citing Cimetière du Père Lachaise, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France; Maintained by Find a Grave.