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Lili Elbe

Lili Ilse Elvenes better known as Lili Elbe (28 December 1882 – 13 September 1931) was a transgender woman and one of the first identifiable[1] recipients of sex reassignment surgery

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from PEOPLE.com

The Real-Life Danish Girl: The Story of 1920s Transgender Artist Lili Elbe

Lili Elbe was one of the first people to get sex-reassignment surgery. Inside the real story behind the awards contender The Danish Girl

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'Lili Elbe' by Gerda Wegener http://my-museum-of-art.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2011-06-09T19:00:00%2B02:00&max-results=15&start=180&by-date=false

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Gerda Wegener and transgender artist Einar Wegener, who became Lili Elbe. Alicia Vikander and Eddie Redmayne in The Danish Girl movie. See more pics at http://www.historyvshollywood.com/reelfaces/danish-girl/

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from Vogue

Eddie Redmayne on Transforming into The Danish Girl

Fine Portrait - “I reshaped Eddie’s mouth by taking away the corners and giving him more of a feminine pout,” says the film’s makeup artist, Jan Sewell.

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from the Guardian

Gerda Wegener: 'The Lady Gaga of the 1920s'

Ulla Poulsen in the ballet Chopiniana by Gerda Wegener in 1927 || The Danish Girl tells the story of the painter Einar Wegener, who had the world’s first gender-reassignment surgery and became Lili Elbe. But his wife Gerda had a fascinating life and career of her own

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