Cremation: Karl Lagerfeld cremated

The fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld was cremated in the crematorium of Nanterre west of Paris. The cremation came several celebrities - and his cat.

The deceased fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld was cremated near Paris, in the crematorium of Nanterre. This confirmed a source from his fashion house of the German Press Agency on Friday in Paris. It was "a very private frame" acted.

The Hamburg-born Lagerfeld had died on Tuesday - he was considered the last Parisian fashion czar. For decades, he was creative director of fashion house Chanel. There should not be a public ceremony or tribute.

As the magazine "Closer" reported on its website, several celebrities Lagerfeld the last honor, including Princess Caroline of Monaco and her daughter Charlotte Casiraghi. The entrepreneur Bernard Arnault and Lagerfeld's successor to Chanel, Virginie Viard, were also spotted in Nanterre, west of Paris. Lagerfeld's cat Choupette was carried in a bag.

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The daily Le Monde reported Wednesday that Lagerfeld had planned a cremation. "I just want to disappear like the animals of the jungle," the newspaper quoted the star designer. His ashes should be mixed with those of his mother and a friend who had died 30 years ago, Lagerfeld said. Confirmation was not available.

Jacques de Bascher was Lagerfeld's life companion until his death in 1989. The ashes of the deceased are in a "secret place", Lagerfeld had entrusted to the biographer of Baschers. "One day you will add mine."

ref: spiegel

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