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He was reported to have legally changed his name in England to Wilhelm Frederick Wendt de Kerlor, a combination of his father's last name and mother's maiden name. de Wendt's profession was that of a tireless, inventive self-promoter, in reality a con man who claimed to have psychic powers, and numerous academic credentials. He alternatively ...
- Elsa Luisa Maria Schiaparelli, 10 September 1890, Rome, Italy
- 13 November 1973 (aged 83), Paris, France
- Fashion designer
Marie was born June 1920 the daughter of Wilhelm Wendt ans Elsa Schiaprelli. In 1921 she was diagnosed with polio. In 1922 her mother legally changed her daughter’s last name to Schiaparelli fearing her husband would take the child. She married Robert Laurence Berenson (son of James Berenson) and had two daughters: Victoria.
- June 15, 1920
- Robert Lawrence Berenson
Wife of Wilhelm Frederick (Wendt) de Wendt de Kerlor — married [date unknown] [location unknown] Descendants Mother of [private daughter (1910s - unknown) ] and Marie (De Wendt De Kerlor) Berenson
This Polish-Swiss man was a theosophy lecturer, Wilhelm Frederick Wendt de Kerlor, and the man with whom she had a child. Her next decision in life would be her first step towards paving her career to become the fashion legend that the world knows today. In 1922, Schiaparelli left for Paris after de Kerlor and her separated.