Kantorowicz, Alfred, 1899-1979

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Alfred Kantorowicz (1899-1979) was a German Jewish writer, critic, and journalist with associations to the Communist party; he had to flee Germany in 1933, took part in the Spanish Civil War from 1936 to 1938, was imprisoned in camps in France after the outbreak of World War II, and succeeded in emigrating to the U.S. in 1941, where he worked with the foreign news service of CBS radio. In 1946 he went to live in East Germany and in 1957 moved to West Germany.

From the description of Correspondence with Franz Werfel, 1942, 1944. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155863607

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creatorOf Kantorowicz, Alfred, 1899-1979. Correspondence with Franz Werfel, 1942, 1944. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Feuchtwanger, Lion, 1884-1958. Feuchtwanger Archive, 1906-2000. University of Southern California, USC Libraries
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Józef Wittlin correspondence and compositions, 1940-1976. Houghton Library
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associatedWith Feuchtwanger, Lion, 1884-1958. person
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correspondedWith Wittlin, Józef, 1896- person
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Birth 1899

Death 1979




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