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Kurt Egon Wolff

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Wolff, Kurt Egon November 4, 1911, Berlin - June 21, 2001, Seattle Leaving behind his wife of fifty-five years, Dorothy, and son and daughter-in-law, Efram Wolff and Annie Shows. He will be sorely missed by all who knew him. Mr. Wolff was the founder of the noted Berlin-based cabaret "Ping-Pong" troupe in the early 1930's. Fleeing the Nazis he immigrated to the United States via Holland and London. He was the orchestra manager at Warner Bros. Studios and operated a business management firm, working primarily with musicians. Mr. Wolff was active in many progressive causes including the civil rights movement, peace and reconciliation, non-violence, and kindness towards all of life. He was from early on a vegetarian as a result of these beliefs. Those wishing to make donations please send them to Southern Poverty Law Center or United Jewish Fund.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on June 29, 2001
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