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Dietrich, Marlene

LC control no.n 50032559
Descriptive conventionsrda
Personal name headingDietrich, Marlene
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Variant(s)Losch, Maria Magdalene von
Dietrich, Maria Magdalene
Von Losch, Maria Magdalene
Dietrich, Maria Magdalena
Dietrich, Lena
Sieber, Marlene
Dietrich, Marie Magdalene
Losch, Marie Magdalene von
Dietrich, Madeleine
Biography/History noteMarlene Dietrich (1901-1992) was a German American actress.
Birth date19011227
Death date19920506
Place of birthBerlin, Germany
Place of deathParis, France
Profession or occupationActor
Found inLC manual auth. cd. (hdg.: Dietrich, Marlene, 1904- ; b. 12/27/1904, actress's preferred birth date as given in film journal)
Seydel, R. Marlene Dietrich, c1984: p. 8 (photocopy of birth certificate: b. 12/27/1901)
Washington Post, 05-07-92 (Marlene Dietrich, German film star, age 90, d. 05-06-92, Paris, France; b. Berlin, 12-27-1901; christened Maria Magdalene Dietrich; changed name to Marlene when she began stage career; married to Rudolf Sieber 1924-1976)
Heinzlmeier, A. Marlene, c2000: t.p. (Marlene) p. 41, etc. (Marlene Dietrich; b. Dec. 27, 1901, in Scho╠łneberg (which was city near Berlin then); christened Maria Magdalena ["Magdalena" has "a" at end]; called Lena in childhood; her mother, Josephine, married Eduard von Losch 4 yrs. after 1907 death of her father, Louis Otto Dietrich; at age of 13 decided to change her given names to single name "Marlene"; Marlene married Rudolf Sieber, May 17, 1923, in Berlin; emigrated to Amer., 1930; became Amer. citizen, June 1939; d. May 6, 1992, in Paris; buried in Berlin-Friedenau)
Pfannenschmidt, C. Marlene, c2000: t.p. (Marlene) p. 8, etc. (Marlene Dietrich; b. Dec. 27, 1901, as Marie Magdalene; as child combined her forenames to form name "Marlene"; d. May 6, 1992)
Marlene und Jo, c2000: t.p. (Marlene) p. 10, etc. (Marlene Dietrich; birth name: Maria Magdalene Dietrich; French: Madeleine; b. 1901 in Scho╠łneberg; later gave 1904 as birth yr.; as child called herself Marlene; Marlene Sieber born Dietrich)
Associated languageeng ger