She was a Nazi resistance fighter during WW II. She was married to sculptor Graf in 1937 and soon they had a daughter. She kept her flat at the disposal of Hans COPPI the Nazi resistance fighter of Red Orchestra. Soon she was arrested and sent to woman's prison at Charlotten. She was tried and sentenced to 10 years in jail. But HiTler was not satisfied and the sentence was changed same day to death. She was executed by Guillotine along with another 13 associates of the group on 13 May 1943.