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Simon, Heinrich, 1880-1941

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Personal name headingSimon, Heinrich, 1880-1941
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Variant(s)Simon, Heinrich Viktor, 1880-1941
Associated placeFrankfurt am Main (Germany)
Birth date18800731
Death date19410506
Place of birthBerlin (Germany)
Place of deathWashington (D.C.)
Field of activityJournalism Newspapers--Sections, columns, etc. Literature--History and criticism Music Composition (Music)
AffiliationFrankfurter Societäts-Druckerei Tizmoret ha-Erets-Yiśreʼelit
Profession or occupationJournalists Literary historians Musicologists Musicians Composers
Found inHis Leopold Sonnemann, 1931: t.p. (Heinrich Simon)
NUC pre-56 (Simon, Heinrich, 1880-1941)
German Wikipedia, viewed Jan. 5, 2015 (Heinrich Simon, Heinrich Viktor Simon; b. 31. July 1880 in Berlin, d. 6. May 1941 in Washington D.C.; German journalist, columnist, publisher, supporter of the arts, and friend of artists, including Max Beckmann; grandson of L. Sonnemann, founder of the Frankfurter Societäts-Druckerei & Frankfurter Zeitung, which H. Simon worked for; emigrated when Nazis came to power, co-founding the Palestine Philharmonic Orchestra, then teaching music in DC; studied literary history, publishing his thesis on Novalis)
"Requiem (Delius)" in Wikipedia, viewed Feb. 18, 2015 (Heinrich Simon contributed substantially to Frederick Delius' Requiem; owner and editor of the Frankfurter Zeitung, political economist, translator, art historian, musicologist and musician)
"Anti-nazi Editor Fatally Injured in Mysterious Washington Attack" in JTA, 7 May 1941: (Heinrich Simon; former editor of the Frankfurter Zeitung, co-founder of the Palestine Symphony Orchestra, journalist, lecturer on musicology; since leaving Germany, concentrated on music; fatally beaten May 6)