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Salomo Friedlaender was a German philosopher, poet, satirist and author. He published his literary work under the pseudonym Mynona which is the German word for “anonymous” spelled backward. Salomo Friedlaender died in 1946 in Paris.

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: Portrait head of Dr. Salomo Friedlaender-Mynona (1871 - 1946), Leo Baeck Institute, 78.140.

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