Elsa Bienenfeld

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Elsa Bienenfeld studied Music at the University of Vienna, and taught and composed music in the area after her graduation in 1903. She was the first woman to graduate with that degree from the University. In 1942 she was sent to an extermination camp in Russia because of her Jewish heritage, where she was executed on May 26th of that year.

August 23, 1877
Birth Location: 
Vienna, Austria
Death Date: 
May 26, 1942
Death Location: 
Klein Trostinetz, extermination camp near Minsk, Russia

Works by Elsa Bienenfeld