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Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya

 
 
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The Historical Society of Rockland County
1. Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya Marker
Inscription. Composer Kurt Weill (1900-1950) and his wife, singer-actress Lotte Lenya (1898-1981) are buried here. Born in Germany, Weill achieved fame with The Threepenny Opera in 1928. After fleeing Nazi persecution, Weill and Lenya settled in New York in 1935 and moved to South Mountain Road in New City in 1941. Weill's other best-known stage works include Rise and Fall of the City of Mahogany, The Seven Deadly Sins, Lady in the Dark, One Touch of Venus, Street Scene, and Lost in the Stars. Born in Austria, Lenya had an active stage, film, and recording career; highlights inlude The Threepenny Opera (stage and film), Cabaret (Broadway), and the films The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone and From Russia With Love.
Sponsored by The Kurt Weill Foundation for Music
 
Erected 2014 by The Kurt Weill Foundation for Music via The Historical Society of Rockland County.
 
Location. 41° 11.826′ N, 73° 58.545′ W. Marker is in Haverstraw, New York, in Rockland County. Marker can be reached from Westside Avenue just west of New York State Route 9W. Touch for map. Marker is located at the main entrance of Mount Repose Cemetery, Haverstraw. Marker is in this post office area: Haverstraw NY 10927, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
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The Historical Society of Rockland County
2. Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya Marker
2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. De Harte Patent (within shouting distance of this marker); Haverstraw World War I Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Calico Hill (approx. one mile away); Col. A. H. Hay (approx. 1.3 miles away); Treason House (approx. 1.5 miles away); Crossroads (approx. 1.5 miles away); Washington Tree (approx. 1.6 miles away); Jacob Blauvelt House (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Haverstraw.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyArts, Letters, MusicCemeteries & Burial SitesNotable Persons
 
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By Clare Sheridan, October 1, 2014
3. Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 12, 2015, by Clare Sheridan of Tappan, New York. This page has been viewed 487 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 4, 2015, by The Historical Society of Rockland County of New City, New York.   3. submitted on May 12, 2015, by Clare Sheridan of Tappan, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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