BIOGRAPHIES 389
Winteler,
Marie
See
Müller-Winteler,
Marie.
Winteler-Einstein,
Maria
(Maya
or
Maja)
b. 18
November
1881
in
Munich
d.
25
June
1951
in Princeton
Einstein's
younger
sister.
1887-1894,
attended
public
school
in
Munich.
1894,
entered
German-language
International School
in
Milan.
1899-1902,
stud-
ied at
Aarau Lehrerinnenseminar.
1902,
passed
entrance
examinations for
University
of
Bern.
1902-1903,
tutor to
Michele Besso's
younger
sister
in
Trieste.
1904-1907,
attended
University
of
Berlin; spent
last
year
in seminar
on
Romance
languages. 1905,
received
Aargau teaching diploma.
1906-1911,
lived in Bern.
1907-1908,
attended
University
of
Bern.
1909, University
of
Bern
doctoral
dissertation,
"Beiträge zur Überlieferung
des
Chevalier
au
Cygne
und der Enfances
Godefroi,"
supervised by
K.
Jaberg. 1910,
married
Paul Winteler
(1882-1952).
1911-1922, lived
in
Lucerne,
where Paul worked
for
Gotthard
Railroad
Company. 1922-1939,
lived in
Colonnata,
outside
Florence,
Italy,
after Paul's retirement.
1924,
wrote
unpublished biographical
sketch of Einstein.
1939, emigrated,
without
Paul, to
United States after
1938
Italian anti-Semitic
legislation.
1939-1951,
lived with Einstein
in
Princeton.
1946-1951,
was
bedridden after stroke.
Sources:
Einstein/Besso
1972;
curriculum
vitae in
University
of
Bern
records,
SzBeSa; Aargau
cantonal records
on schooling
and
teaching
diploma,
SzASa;
correspondence
with Winteler
family, Sz,
Wint.
Korr.;
correspondence
with Einstein.
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