Harry Brodwin (1892 - 1967)

Harry Brodwin
1892 - 1967
updated February 06, 2019
Harry Brodwin, father to 3 children, was born on July 4, 1892. Harry's partner was Sarah (Resnick) Brodwin, and they gave birth to Morris E Brodwin, Beatrice Meyerson, and Frances Brodwin. He died in April 1967 in New York, New York at 74 years of age.


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new york, new york County, New York us 10011


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Owner of Brodwin Piano Company, New York. Cantor.

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Aug 4, 1891 - July 1974


Jul 14, 1924 - Nov 4, 2014
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around 1922 - May 10, 1933


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HARRY BRODWIN - Born in Tarastita, Russia, on January 4, 1892, Harry Brodwin came to this country with his parents, Jacob and Reba Brodwin, when he was eight years of age and went with them to live in Philadelphia where his father engaged in the real estate business.

He attended the public schools of that city, finishing his studies in 1905. He then worked for several years as a Messenger and in the grocery business, but his desire was to study music. He finally obtained a position as a salesman of pianos, devoting a part of his time to vocal culture. In 1913. he started his present business in pianos, phonographs, and radio sets, which he established in his own store at No. 535 Courtlandt Avenue, The Bronx, under the firm name of Brodwin & Company, in 1919. Mr. Brodwin is a member of the Jacob Schiff Center, where he is also a soloist.

On January 16, 1916, at Philadelphia, Harry Brodwin, married Sarah Resnick, daughter of Morris and Bessie Resnick. To Mr. and Mrs. Brodwin three children have been born: Beatrice, Frances, and Maurice. The family are members of Adath Israel Temple.

(copied from The Bronx and its people
A History 1609-1927, James Wells. et. al. The Lewis historical Publishing Company, New York 1927)

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In 1892, in the year that Harry Brodwin was born, on January 1st, Ellis Island opened to process immigrants. 700 passed through on the first day - in the first year, 450,000 were processed. The processing center was originally a 3 story wooden building - with outbuildings - that burned down a few years later.

In 1903, Harry was just 11 years old when the silent film, The Great Train Robbery opened. Although it was filmed in Milltown, New Jersey, it was a Western. Twelve minutes long, the film used a lot of innovative techniques - some scenes were hand colored and composite editing, on-location shooting, and frequent camera movement were used. Its budget was $150 (about $4000 currently) and was the most popular film until 1915 when Birth of a Nation was released.

In 1945, when he was 53 years old, in October, automobile production in the United States for private consumers was allowed to resume. It took a while for car makers to get those new cars to buyers - they had to once again change their manufacturing plants, this time from war production to peacetime.

In 1958, he was 66 years old when on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

In 1967, in the year of Harry Brodwin's passing, on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

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