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Rudi Lesser was born in Berlin on July 12, 1902. After attending the academy of the Kunstgewerbemuseum Berlin 1919-1923, he studied under Hans Meid at the Akademie der Künste (Academy of Arts, Berlin) and under Klaus Richter in Koenigsberg (then Prussia). He fled Nazi-Germany in 1933. Between 1946 and 1956 he lived in the United States, exhibiting his artwork and working as a docent at Howard University in Washington, D.C. Rudi Lesser died in Berlin on March 1, 1988.
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Lesser, Rudi, 1901-1988: The Trumpets of Jericho, Leo Baeck Institute Art and Objects Collection, 78.1808a.
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