The Life and Legacy of Baroness Betty de Rothschild

The Life and Legacy of Baroness Betty de Rothschild

by Laura S. Strumingher
     
 

ISBN-10: 0820478857

ISBN-13: 9780820478852

Pub. Date: 02/24/2006

Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing Inc.

Betty Rothschild grew up in Frankfurt nurtured in Jewish tradition and tutored in French, music, and drawing. At nineteen, she married her uncle James and moved to Paris where she presided over a salon famous for its opulence and the brilliance of its guests. Betty was a friend of Queen Marie-Amelie, the pupil of Chopin, and was painted by Ingres. She prepared her

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Betty Rothschild grew up in Frankfurt nurtured in Jewish tradition and tutored in French, music, and drawing. At nineteen, she married her uncle James and moved to Paris where she presided over a salon famous for its opulence and the brilliance of its guests. Betty was a friend of Queen Marie-Amelie, the pupil of Chopin, and was painted by Ingres. She prepared her five children to assume leading roles in French society while simultaneously serving the Jewish community. She devoted her vast energy to philanthropic activities with a particular emphasis on the needs of young Jewish women.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820478852
Publisher:
Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
Publication date:
02/24/2006
Pages:
190
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.03(d)

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