Who was Bernd Breslauer?
His father Martin Breslauer founded a antiquarian bookshop in Berlin in 1898. Born in Charlottenburg, Bernd was his only son and while on his father’s business dealings he met the bibliophile and author Stefan Zweig.
Who is homebh Breslauer Foundation?
HomeB.H. Breslauer BiographyOfficersPast Distributions The Foundation is a private charitable foundation under Sec 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Did Breslauer have a wife?
He never married and had no children and so just before his death he founded the B.H. Breslauer Foundation New York, which was awarded the Max-Herrmann-Preis in 2014 for its regular support for the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin.
What did Breslauer do for a living?
Breslauer served in the British Army for four years, initially in the Pioneer Corps and later in intelligence. At the war’s end he resumed trading as a bookseller from his mother’s house in Chiswick and in 1947 opened a shop in the City of London.