weeks after Fritz's 5th Birthday his father took his own life
on 23rd October, 1935.
died on 29th October, 1963. The news of her death was not
unexpected; nevertheless it was a very sad time. Two years
before she had surgery several times in Munich, without success.
She was brought to her final rest in Kusel and laid beside
later Fritz sang in Mozart's Requiem in the Great Hall of
the Musikvereins (Music Association) in Vienna.