Notable Czernowitz Residents

           
 

Original compilation by Jane Reifer. Ver.4.0 Updated 2017 Jan. 29

           
             
 

Name

 

Field

 

Era

 

Years in Czernowitz

 

Birth Name

 

Misc.

 
 

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Abromowicz Leon

 

Artist

 

1889-1978

 

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Alib Ruth Kliger

 

Zionist activist

         
 

Ameseder Eduard

 

Artist

 

18 Oct 1856 - 24 May 1938

 

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Appelfeld Aharon

 

Author

 

1932

 

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Arikha Avigdor

 

Artist

 

1929

 

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.

 

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Ausländer Rose

 

Poet

 

May 11, 1901 - January 3, 1988

 

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Beraru Armand

 

Photographer

 

-1932

 

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Birnbaum Manfred

 

Yiddishist

 

1864 - 1937

 

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Bittman Karl

 

Author

 

1911

 

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Blum Clara

 

Poet

 

1904-1971

 

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Blum Martha

 

Author

 

1913

 

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Brociner Marco Dr.

 

Author

 

.

 

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Celan Paul                           

 

Poet

 

23 Nov.1920 - 1 May 1970

 

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Paul Antschel

 

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Chargaff Erwin

 

Chemist

 

August 11, 1905 – June 20, 2002

 

1905-1914

 

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Diamant Max Dr.

 

Lawyer, Yiddishist, Zionist

 

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Ebermann Leo Dr.

 

Author

 

1863-1914

 

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Eberson John

 

Theatre Designer (including the Majestic)

 

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Ebner Mayer Dr.

 

Zionist leader, Politician, Journalist

 

1872-1955

 

1872-1939

 

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See: The Mayer Ebner Memorial Albums

 
 

Edelstein Yuli

 

Speaker of the Knesset for Likud

         
 

Ehrlich Eugen

 

Legal scholar

 

September 14, 1862 - May 2, 1922

 

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Eisenscher Jakob

 

Artist

 

1898-1960

 

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Eminescu Mihai

 

Poet

         
 

Falia Anton

 

Architect

 

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gf of Oskar Laske

 
 

Feldhammer

 

Actor

 

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Fischer Hermann Dr.

 

Philanthropist

 

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Flinker Martin

 

Book-seller

 

1895 - 21 June, 1986

 

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Frank Jacob Joseph

 

Heretic, Messiah claimant, Founder of Frankism religion, an outgrowth of Sabbateanism with 500,000 followers

 

1726- December 10, 1791

 

About 1730-1743, and later sporadic visits

 

Jakub Lejbowicz

 

Father, Lev; Mother Rachel; grandfather Rabbi Jeka Tatar. Born Berczany near Husiatyn, then moved to Korołówka, Poland, and then Czernowitz.

 
 

Franzos Karl Emil

 

Author

 

1848-1904

 

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Friedmann Meschulim

 

Restauranteur

 

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Gegenbauer Leopold

 

Mathematician

 

2 Feb 1849 - 3 June 1903

 

1875-1878

 

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Gingold Norbert

 

Composer, Founder, San Francisco Childrens' Opera

 

Abt. 1903 -1996

 

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Gluksmann Max

 

Tango empresario, Filmmaker

 

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Mordecai David Glucksmann

 

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Gold Edwin Richard

 

M.D., Research Scientist, Immunoligist

 

1905 -1990

 

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collegue of Erwin Chargaff

 
 

Gong Alfred

 

Poet

 

1920 - 1981

 

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Alfred Liquornik

 

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Gross Hans

 

Founder scientific criminalogy, originator of fingerprint interpretation, Magistrate Cz Criminal court

 

1847-1915

 

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Hassner Alfred

 

Chemist

 

1930

 

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Herschkowitz Philipp Moiseyevich

 

Composer

 

7 September 1906 – 5 January 1989

 

1940-1941

 

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Hilsenrath Edgar

 

Author

 

1926

 

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Hoenich Paul Konrad

 

Painter

 

1907-1997

 

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Javits Zvi

 

Israeli historian

         
 

Kaindl Raimund Friedrich

 

Historian

 

1866 - 1930

 

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.

 

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Kandler Lubomyra-Melitta

 

Philanthropist

 

-1928

 

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Melnechuk

 

.

 
 

Kassner Salomon Dr.

 

Historian

 

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Kellner Leon

 

Scholar of English literature

 

1859-1928

 

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Kettner Frederick

 

Founder of Biosophy

 

1886 -1957

 

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Kiesler Friederich

 

Architect,Painter, Sculptor, Philosopher

 

22 September 1890 - December 1965

 

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Kiesler Heinreich Dr.

 

Lawyer, Publisher

 

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Kittner Alfred

 

Poet, Author, Journalist

 

1905 -1987

 

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Klinghofer Berthold

 

Painter

 

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Klueger Karl

 

Journalist

 

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Kogan Simeonov ‘Sam’

 

Actor

 

October 22, 1946 – November 10, 2004

 

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Kok James

 

Bandleader

 

Jan. 26, 1902 - Oct. 18, 1976

 

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Kolnik Artur

 

Painter, Jiddishist

 

06 April 1890 - 1972

 

1918 -1931

 

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born: Stanislawow,Galicia; died:Paris France

 
 

Kommer Rudolf K.

 

Author, Linguist, Translator

 

1885 - 1943

 

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Korn-Daghani Arnold

 

Author, Artist

 

1909 - 1985

 

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Kozenn-Chajes Marguerite

 

Mozart scholar

 

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Kunis Mila

 

Jewish American actress

         
 

Laron Zvi

 

Israeli physician

         
 

Laske Oskar

 

Architect, Painter

 

8 Jan 1874 - 30 Nov 1951

 

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Laske-Kesselbauer Elizabeth

 

Painter

 

1884 - 1977

 

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Lerner Shlomo

 

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Abt. 1890-1963

 

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Levin Leibu

 

Yiddish artist - reciter, singer, composer

 

1914 - 1983

 

1919 - 1941

 

Haim-Jehuda

 

Friend of Paul Celan, teacher of Selma Meerbaum-Eisinger in the drama class in Czernowitz. In 1980 translated all of her poems into Yiddish and composed 6 of them. More about Leibu Levin in the 'Stories' section and on www.ruthlevin.com

 
 

Linkers Eduard

 

Actor

 

1912

 

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Mandyczewski Eusebius

 

Musicologist

 

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Manger Itzik

 

Author

 

1901 - 1969

 

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Margul-Sperber Alfred

 

Poet

 

23 Sep 1898 - Mar 1 1961

 

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Paul Celan's mentor

 
 

Meerbaum-Eisinger Selma

 

Poet

 

1924 - 1942

 

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Menchel Jacob

 

Professor of Medicine and Chair, National Council of Geriatrics

 

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Menczel Philipp Dr.

 

Journalist

 

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see http://www.shtetlinks.jewishgen.org/SkalaPodol/PhilipMenczel.html

 
 

Offner Alfred

 

Artist Painter Designer

 

1879

 

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member Wiener Secession

 
 

Olszewski Karl Ewald

 

Artist

 

1884

 

.

 

.

 

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Pagis Dan

 

Poet and translator

         
 

Popliker Benno

 

Stage Director

 

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Pollak Israel

 

Founder of Polgat textile conglomerate

 

1909-1993

       
 

Popovici Traian

 

Romanian mayor of Czernowitz during WWII

         
 

Porumbescu Ciprian

 

Pianist, Composer

 

Oct.14 1853-July 6 1883

 

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.

 

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Preminger Ingwald “Ingo”

 

Film producer (M*A*S*H)

 

25 February 1911 - ?

 

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Preminger, Otto

 

Film Director

 

1905 - ?

 

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Reder Bernard

 

Sculptor

 

29 Jun.1897 - Sep.1963

 

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Reifer Manfred

 

Zionist, Historian

 

1890 -1953

 

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Robinson Edward G.

 

Hollywood Actor

 

12 Dec.1893 - 26 Jan. 1973

 

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Emanuel Goldenberg

 

.

 
 

Roll Eric (Lord)

 

Member British House of Lords, Author, Educator, Economist, Banker

 

b.1905

 

left Cz in 1923

 

.

 

Wrote 'Crowded Hours' some of life in Cz described

 
 

Rosen Lia

 

Actor

 

.

 

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Rubel Maximllian

 

Marxist Historian

 

b.1905 Cz - d.1996 Paris

 

French citizen - 1937

 

.

 

published 80 titiles on Marx

 
 

Salaban Colonel

 

Counterfeiter

 

1871

 

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Schaechter-Gottesman

 

Poet, Painter, Singer

 

current

 

before 1951

 

.

 

winner 2005 National Heritage Fellowship (Nat'l Endowment for the Arts

 
 

Scharf Ze'ev

 

Finance Minister Eshkol government

         
 

Schatzmann Poldi

 

Composer, Musician, Music Dir. Nat. Theatre of Israel "Habima"

 

b. Czernowitz 1922 d.1994 Tel Aviv

 

.

 

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Composed most music for plays of Hanoch Levin

 
 

Schmidt Joseph

 

Singer

 

Mar 4 1902 - Nov 16 1942

 

.

 

.

 

born in Davideny

 
 

Schnitzer Moshe

 

President of the Israel Diamond Exchange

         
 

Schrager Rudolf Noachim

 

Composer

 

b. Aug. 28, 1900

 

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Schumpeter Joseph Alois

 

Economist, Sociologist

 

Feb. 8, 1883 - Jan. 8, 1950

 

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Sekler Maricius

 

Actor, Stage Director

 

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Shtainbarg Eliezer

 

Writer

 

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Steinbarg Eliezer

 

Fable writer

 

1880 - 1932

 

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Tal Sidy

 

Actor

 

8 Sept.1912 - 17 Aug.1983

 

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Ursuleac Veronica

 

Soprano

 

1894-1985

 

.

 

.

 

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Vaisman Alexander

 

Artist

 

1967

 

.

 

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Vlad Roman

 

Composer, Pianist, Musicologist, Artistic director of La Scala

 

b.1919

 

1919-1938

 

.

 

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von Mikulicz-Radecki Johannes

 

Surgeon

 

May 16, 1850 – June 4, 1905

 

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von Rezzori Gregor

 

Author

 

May 13, 1914 -  April 23, 1998

 

.

 

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von Summer Erwin

 

Major General K(u)K Army

 

b. Czernowitz d.1946

 

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Weissglas Immanuel

 

Poet, Translator, Author, Journalist

 

1920 - 1979

 

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.

 

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Weissmann Eduard

 

Cellist

 

1943

 

.

 

.

 

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Wininger Schlomo

 

Author

 

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