Several bottles of pills and alcohol were found in the room with her. Of all the Twain relatives, perhaps the least is known about Nina. Her first 9 years were spent in Germany and New York. In , the family moved to Detroit, Michigan when Ossip took on the position of conductor of the Detroit Symphony. Nina lived there until she enrolled in Barnard in Much has been written about her drinking and she herself thought she had inherited this trait from her famous grandfather, Samuel Clemens.
Langdon Clemens was the first-born child — and the only son — born to Sam and Olivia Clemens. He was born prematurely on Nov. Their close attachment to her remained significant throughout her youth and young adulthood. All three Clemens girls were taught at home. Olivia employed a German nurse who always conversed with the children in German so they could practice their skills.
She was a contralto concert singer and, as her father's only surviving daughter, managed his estate and guarded his legacy after his death. She was married twice -- first to Ossip Gabrilowitsch, then after Gabrilowitsch's death to Jacques Samossoud. She wrote biographies of Gabrilowitsch and of her father.
A federal jury acquitted pitching ace Roger Clemens of all charges on Monday. The jury found Clemens not guilty of lying to Congress and obstructing a congressional investigation into performance-enhancing drugs. Clemens' family — his wife, four sons and sisters — sat tensely in the front row as the jury of eight women and four men filed in. The jury foreman then read out the not-guilty verdict six times to the perjury and obstruction charges.