Else Lasker-Schüler (1869-1945)

Death: 22nd January 1945
Location: Mount of Olives Jewish Cemetery, Jerusalem , Israel
Cause of death: Heart Attack
Photo taken by: Martin Keller

German-Jewish poet and playwright who was famous for her bohemian lifestyle in Berlin. She fled Nazi Germany and lived the rest of her life in Jerusalem. 
Lasker-Schüler's first prose work, Das Peter-Hille-Buch, was published in 1906. In 1907, she published the prose collection Die Nächte der Tino von Bagdad. A volume of poetry called the Meine Wunder, published in 1911, established Lasker-Schüler as the leading female representative of German expressionism. She was awarded the Kleist Prize in 1932.