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® Author: Dehmel, Ida

Pseudonyms:Coba Lenz - I.S.I.
Spouse/other names:Coblenz, Ida Auerbach
Year of birth:1870
Year of death:1942
About her personal situation:Jewish salonist and writer. Lived in Berlin in the 1890s, attracted artists, poets, and critics to her salons. Very interested in the writings of Nietzsche, Ibsen and Strinderg. The writer Richard Dehmel became her second husband in 1901. Settled thereafter in Hamburg. Became involved in different activities to promote art, handicraft, and design, including the reform dress. Feminist, engaged in the struggle for women's right to vote. Co-founded a women's club in Hamburg in 1906. A co-founder of Frauenbund zur Förderung Deutscher Bildenden Kunst (Women’s Society for the Advancement of German Art), in 1916. Founded regional and national women artists’ associations. Member of the National Liberal Party (NLP). Well aware of the deportation of the Hamburg Jews, she committed suicide in 1942. Standardizing 5TrSchoolFeb13 jdg: Origin • Place of birth : Not yet checked • Lived in: Berlin, Brussels, Hamburg • Place of death : Hamburg National identity • Nationality : German • First language (s) : German Marital status: - Married, Separated, Remarried (1901, to Richard Dehmel) Number of children : - 1 (Heinz-Lux) Social class : - Middle class Education: - Not yet checked Religion/ideology : - Jewish

Relations to other authors: Friend of Przybyszewska, Dagny Juel

About her professional situation:Pulished articles and book reviews under the pseudonym of either “Coba Lenz” or “I.S.I.” in the Neue Badischen Landeszeitung. 1912-16, chief editor of the monthly report Frau und Staat (Women and the State), issued by the Deutsche Vereinigung für Frauenstimmrecht (German Union for Women’s Right to Vote). Standardizing 5TrSchoolFeb13 jdg: Publishing under: - Pseudonym Profession(s) and activities: - Contributor to the periodical press - Editor of periodical press - Salonnière Languages in which she published : - German Collaboration/connections with male authors : - Not yet checked Financial aspects of her career: - Not yet checked Memberships - Not yet checked
Elements of bibliography:Published articles and book reviews under the pseudonym of either “Coba Lenz” or “I.S.I.” in the Neue Badischen Landeszeitung. Frau und Staat. Ed.,Ida Dehmel 1912–1916; Richard Dehmel. Ausgewählte Briefe aus den Jahren 1883 bis 1902. Ed. Ida Dehmel,1923 (Selected letters from the years 1883-1902); Richard Dehmel. Ausgewählte Briefe 1902 bis 1920. Ed. Ida Dehmel,1923 Selected letters from the years 1902-1920).
Websites: Ida Dehmel.
Jewish Women. A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia
Ida Dehmel

Editors: Torill Steinfeld (create on 22 April 2012)
Torill Steinfeld (update on 22 April 2012)
Torill Steinfeld (update on 22 April 2012)
Janouk de Groot (update on 17 April 2013)

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