She married a fellow artist, Gerta Gottlieb, in 1904.In 1930 Elbe went to Germany for sex reassignment surgery, which was experimental at the time.All Kimpton properties, like the modern boutique hotel Nine Zero are half-off on Jan 1 to make the most of your long weekend, while the upscale XV Beacon is offering a bottle of Taittinger to stay in and enjoy in front of your in-room fireplace, after checking out the city’s First Night festivities or else a reception in their wine cellar and fireworks on the rooftop terrace, followed by brunch at Mooo and late checkout at 2pm.They’re also featuring some deals at the Hyatt48 in New York, and The Joule in downtown Dallas.Planning on getting out of the house for New Year’s Eve? And if you don’t feel like going home that night (falling into your own bed can be a little anticlimactic after popping bottles all night, don’t you think?) it’s the perfect night to indulge in a hot hotel escape.
For their friends in New England, rounded up some great last-minute deals.
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Lili Ilse Elvenes, better known as Lili Elbe, was a transgender woman and one of the first identifiable recipients of sex reassignment surgery.
Elbe was born in Denmark as Einar Magnus Andreas Wegener and was a successful artist under that name.