Werner scharff. Blogtown: A Werner Scharff Tribute Mural By Jonas Never

Werner G. Scharff

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To escape the Nazis, Scharff and his brother Kurt moved to New York in 1937, where they met Sepp Lanz, an Austrian emigre-turned-retailer who came with the brothers to California a year later. In addition to his son Christopher of Bel-Air, Scharff is survived by his children Peter and Alexis Scharff, both of Bend, Ore. Weekly While Ray is hopeful that the Venice Beach Freakshow will continue on in a new location, he acknowledges that finding affordable retail space in Venice will be extremely difficult. Juni 1943 in den Untergrund flüchten. When the brothers moved to California in 1938 — making the cross-country journey in a convertible Ford packed with all their possessions — they invited Lanz to join them.

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Werner G. Scharff dies at age 90

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Divorced twice, Scharff is survived by his third wife, Simone, whom he married about 40 years ago. Scharff wurde allmählich zum Kopf der Organisation, die in erster Linie aus Freunden und Bekannten Scharffs und Winklers, aus Regimegegnern und weiteren Gesinnungsgenossen aus Berlin , und bestand, er entwickelte neue Ideen zu und Protestflugblättern, wie man sie in Umlauf bringen und mehr Anhänger gewinnen könnte. Er versuchte so gut es ging, zu helfen, indem er Nachrichten, Lebensmittel und Wertsachen von den Gefangenen entgegennahm oder aus ihren bereits versiegelten Wohnungen schmuggelte und weiter vermittelte. Scharff also commissioned murals which added to the Venice urban landscape. Scharff July 7, 1916 - August 17, 2006 was an American arts patron and fashion designer. To support the commercial ventures in a group of buildings he owned on a block of Venice Boulevard abutting the beach, Scharff had the foresight to build a multi-level parking lot, which could ensure easy access for visitors and patrons, his son notes. Oktober 1944 auch Werner Scharff.

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R.I.P., Venice Beach Freakshow

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Viele Mitglieder der Gemeinschaft verdanken ihr Überleben ausschließlich dem Kriegsende; andernfalls wäre ihnen die Verurteilung zum Tode sicher gewesen. It was like having to have a Gucci handbag. Louver, an art gallery he had built on Venice Boulevard; the studio of artist Robert Graham; and the structure that launched the now-defunct West Beach Cafe, a focal point of the 1970s California art scene. Former food merchants in Munich, the family brought little but dreams and ambitions to America, and a penchant for hard work, the son says. Indeed, the Los Angeles Times credits Werner Scharff of picking up the mantle from Venice Founder Abott Kinney. Schon vor Kriegsausbruch hatte er gemeinsam mit Günter Samuel und Erich Schwarz in eine lose Widerstandsgemeinschaft zur Rettung von deportationsbedrohten Juden aufgebaut. September konnte er, zusammen mit seiner Freundin Fancia Grün seine Ehefrau war Gertrud Weismann , aus dem Ghetto fliehen.

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Florian Lukas

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Stolperstein für Werner Scharff Ende 1944 kam Scharff ins , dort wurde er am 16. Werner Scharff had bought up properties including the Cadillac Hotel, art gallery L. He saw a dilapidated Venice and began investing in real estate here, amassing a land empire that he had beautified along the way. Eine geplante Auswanderung des jüdischen Ehepaares scheiterte. Please see Werner Scharff's obituary in the Los Angeles Times and the New York Times. Nachdem Hans Winkler von Scharffs Plänen erfahren hatte, war er sofort bereit mitzumachen.

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R.I.P., Venice Beach Freakshow

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The one of Cronk rappeling down the side of the Beach House Hotel. Venice Beach — a hub for graffiti artists, body builders and street performers — became a popular tourist destination long before the Venice Beach Freakshow took up residence. Personal Quote: I can remember the P. Unter anderem hatte Winkler seinen jüdischen Neffen bei sich aufgenommen. Born July 7, 1916, in Lindau, Germany, Werner G.

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Blogtown: A Werner Scharff Tribute Mural By Jonas Never

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The family requests that donations be made in lieu of flowers to either of the following charities: n National Parkinson Foundation, Inc. Viele, vor allem Frau Winkler, fanden, dass die Organisation zu unvorsichtig und leichtsinnig handele. But the freak show itself seemed to embody all that was still wacky and unusual about the neighborhood. The Venice Beach Freakshow is only the latest casualty of the gentrification sweeping Venice as a result of companies like Snapchat, which has bought or leased a handful of properties — including one that left a homeless shelter for teens with a homeless problem of its own — since opening its headquarters there in 2013. Werner believed in Venice long after it lost its allure.

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Werner Scharff

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To simply get out of here, without a particular destination. Businessman Abbott Kinney had won the property that is now Venice in a coin toss in the early 1900s and created a West Coast version of Coney Island there. Written by äfle and Alejandra López. A Grammy-winning producer — he earned the award in 2000 for his work on the Santana album Supernatural — he says he spent decades in the music industry working with everyone from Mick Jagger and Jack Johnson to Nas and Beastie Boys. Scharff built The Beach House, which now houses the architectural firm Jerde. Indeed, it is Werner's participation that has helped make Venice what it is today. Juli, wurde er von der gefunden und in das deportiert.

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Hiding in plain sight in Berlin from the Nazis during WWII

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Country records show the property is owned by a trust attributed to Leslie Ekker and Simone Scharff under the name General Real Estate Management Company. The painting was not his only commemoration of his wife. Schönhaus even bought a used sailboat and took it out for spins. He owned 80% of Ocean Front Walk - much more than Snap - and drove untold numbers of poor people out of their apartments. As a philanthropist, Scharff provided business and financial support to many Los Angeles entrepreneurs and tenants, including art galleries, shops, and restaurants, Christopher Scharff observes, and during lean years in Venice, he kept more than one Venice-entrepreneur afloat. The mural on an apartment building at 55 N.

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