December 10, 1913 to November 30, 1988) Baron Jules de Koenigswarter (1904-1995) on 15 October 1935. Their marriage did not last, but the money did. Nica Koenigswarter would help many jazz musicians including Charlie Parker and Theolonius Monk. Her home in Weehawken, New Jersey was a haven for not just hep cats, but cat cats: she sheltered 300 of the latter. According to the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography her "funeral was held on 11 December at St Peter's Lutheran Church, New York-known as the 'jazz church'-and in accordance with her request her ashes were scattered on the Hudson River, 'round midnight'."