Anna Mathilde Kolb
Annette Kolb was a German writer born in Munich on February 3, 1870. She was the daughter of landscape architect Max Kolb and pianist Sophie Danvin. She attended convent school Thurnfeld and began writing by 1899. Kolb became strongly committed to pacifism during World War I and moved to Switzerland. She wrote multiple novels and pieces during the 1920s. Kolb emigrated to Paris in 1933 and became a French national three years later. From 1941-1961 she lived in New York, Paris, and Munich. She remained active in literary, musical, journalistic, and political circles in her old age.