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Schauer, Georg Kurt, 1899-1984

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Personal name headingSchauer, Georg Kurt, 1899-1984
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Schauer, Georg K., 1899-1984
Schauer, G. K., 1899-1984
Other standard no.118754165
Associated placeBerlin (Germany) Leipzig (Germany) Wiesbaden (Germany) Oberursel (Germany)
LocatedFreiburg im Breisgau (Germany) Brno (Czech Republic)
Birth date1899-08002
Death date1984-12-11
Place of birthFrankfurt am Main (Germany)
Place of deathBad Homburg vor der Höhe (Germany)
Field of activityPublishers and publishing Book industries and trade Books--History Periodicals--Publishing
Book history
AffiliationRütten & Loening S. Fischer Verlag Wilhelm Goldmann Verlag Börsenverein Deutscher Verleger- und Buchhändler-Verbände Deutsche Bibliothek (Frankfurt am Main, Germany) Suhrkamp Verlag
Georg Kurt Schauer (Firm)
Profession or occupationPublishers and publishing Authors
Found inHis Rosen und Tulipan, 1947.
Schauer, Georg Kurt. Deutsche Buchkunst, 1890 bis 1960, 1963: v. 1, title page (Band I: Text von Georg Kurt Schauer)
Deutsche Nationalbibliothek, January 27, 2022 (Schauer, Georg Kurt; academic degree: Dr. phil.; gender: male; other names: Schauer, Georg K.; life dates: 1899-1984; place of activity: Oberursel (Taunus); occupations: publisher, author; further data: German publisher, specialist in culture studies and book arts; related work: Börsenblatt für den deutschen Buchhandel (Leipzig))
Estermann, Monika, "Schauer, Georg Kurt," in Neue deutsche Biographie, v. 22 (2005), pages 588-589, accessed online, January 27, 2020: (Schauer, Georg Kurt; bookseller, publisher, typographer and historian of the book, born 2 August 1899 Frankfurt/Main, died 11 December 1984 Bad Homburg, studied history in Frankfurt am Main and in Freiburg im Breisgau; doctorate, 1923; trained as publisher, 1922-1925, with the Frankfurt firm Rütten & Loening and worked for them and other firms, including S. Fischer Verlag, Berlin; W. Goldmann, Leipzig; and R.M. Rohrer, Brno; after the war's outbreak, he lived again from 1941 to 1943 in Brno [then in the German-occupied Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia], because of his wife's Jewish origin; conscripted and severely wounded in 1944; in 1945, the American military government entrusted him with the founding of a Wiesbaden branch of the [Leipzig organization] Börsenverein der Deutschen Buchhändler and he was granted a license for the West German edition of the Börsenblatt für den deutschen Buchhandel; through his initiative the Börsenverein was reorganized and relocated to Frankfurt; he contributed to the founding of the Deutsche Nationalbibliothek in Frankfurt as a counterpart to the Deutsche Bücherei in Leipzig, and to the founding of a Frankfurt branch of Suhrkamp Verlag; operated his own publishing firm, 1948-1972)
German Wikipedia, January 27, 2022 Georg Kurt Schauer (born 2 August 1899 in Frankfurt am Main; died 11 December 1984 in Bad Homburg vor der Höhe; German publisher and historian of the book)
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