Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1849/10/30 Frederic Chopin In Memoriam Funeral for Frederic Chopin at la Madeleine is delayed almost two weeks as the church reluctantly gives permission for females to sing in the all male choir. Chopin had requested that Mozart's Requiem be sung which has major parts for female voices. Requiem (Mozart)
1971/01/13 Coco Chanel In Memoriam Hundreds of mourners, ranging from top couturiers to models and humble seamstresses, crowd into the Madeleine Church in Paris for the funeral of Gabrielle Bonheur Chanelare, Queen of the world's fashion designers.
1992/05/14 Marlene Dietrich In Memoriam Funeral for Marlene Dietrich, a Luthern who lost her faith during WWII, is conducted at La Madeleine. About 1,500 mourners inside the Roman Catholic church, including ambassadors from Germany, Russia, the US and the UK and thousands more outside.

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Particulars for L'eglise de la Madeleine:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Building Type Church
Musical Instrument Organ
Historic Use Religious Property

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