Harry Bloom
South African journalist, novelist, and lecturer
Harry Bloom
Harry Saul Bloom was a Jewish South African journalist, novelist, and lecturer.
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Philadelphia's Day School Dilemma - Forward
Google News - over 5 years
The project is a collaboration between the Avi Chai Foundation and Yeshiva University, with Harry Bloom, of YU's Institute for University-School Partnership, doing a financial benchmarking and analysis of schools. “Individual schools can't bring enough
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FALLON AT THE DOUBLE AFTER TRAFFIC PROBLEMS - Sportinglife.com
Google News - over 5 years
Clear Ice (13-2) was successful at the track on Wednesday and followed up under a penalty for Gay Kelleway and Chris Catlin in the Harry Bloom Memorial Handicap. "I'm normally not too keen on running a horse back too quickly but I think with sprinters,
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Rede de homens e de livros - odiario.com
Google News - over 5 years
Para muitos críticos de Arte, como Harry Bloom, séries como Harry Potter e Crepúsculo são subprodutos - fast food - desprovidos de valor literário. Para outros, caminhos valiosos para a evolução e multiplicação de leituras e leitores
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Orlando Bloom, Juliet Lewis Discuss Sympathy For Delicious - Santa Monica Mirror
Google News - almost 6 years
Probably finding out when I was 13 that my father Harry Bloom, who died when I was four, wasn't really my father. I'm lucky because my real dad, Colin Stone, who helped my mom raise me, is a huge part of my life today. Bloom: Absolutely
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Actor Orlando Bloom Shines a Dark Light on Characters in Both Sympathy For ... - Huffington Post (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
Born in England in 1977, his supposed father, Harry Bloom -- a civil rights activist in South Africa -- died of a stroke when Bloom was four years old. Family friend Colin Stone and mother, Sonia, raised him and his sister. When Orlando was 13,
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FILM; Maybe the Stars Have Gotten Small After All
NYTimes - about 11 years
IT was months before the cameras were set to roll on one of 20th Century Fox's most ambitious projects for 2005, a $140 million historic epic about the Crusades by the director Ridley Scott. And still there was no one to play the leading role of Balian. Mr. Scott had at first envisioned Russell Crowe, the scowling, muscled star of his ''Gladiator''
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Paid Notice: Deaths BLOOM, SARAH
NYTimes - almost 18 years
BLOOM-Sarah. Beloved mother of Gerald and Phyllis Bloom, loving grandmother of Hayley, Nicole, Lisa, Beth, Andrew and Howard, cherished great grandmother of April, Kyle and Jacob. Wife of the late Harry Bloom and mother of the late Henry Bloom. Services today graveside 11:00 a.m. at Beth David Cemetery, Elmont, NY. For information:
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Paid Notice: Deaths BERL, ETHEL (NEE BLOOM)
NYTimes - over 19 years
BERL-Ethel (nee Bloom), on Thursday, May 29, 1997 of New Providence, New Jersey, formerly of Far Rockaway and N.Y.C., New York. Beloved wife of the late Mortimer Berl, Devoted mother of Eugene Berl and Sandra Ross, Dear sister of Harry Bloom, Loving grandmother of Joseph Berl and Michael Ross. Funeral services conducted from the Menorah Chapels at
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Streetscapes: Readers' Questions; American Academy and 70 West 45th St.
NYTimes - almost 24 years
This is another in a series of columns answering questions from readers about New York's changing streetscapes. American Academy Q. Our organization, founded in 1894, was at 101 Park Avenue from 1913 to 1964. What kind of building was it? . . . Jerry Max, American Academy in Rome. A: The Academy was located in what was known as the Architects'
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THEATER REVIEW; A DRAMA OF DEPTH
NYTimes - almost 31 years
''THE MAGIC HOUR,'' a new play by Edward Friedman, now at the Arena Players Repertory Theater Main Stage in East Farmingdale, is an absorbing slice of life's drama that takes place in the office of a New York City psychologist. Dr. Harry Bloom has just seen his last patient of the day and is getting ready to close the office when a clown knocks on
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PAPERBACKS: NEW AND NOTEWORTHY
NYTimes - about 34 years
THE PLAYBOY INTERVIEWS WITH JOHN LENNON & YOKO ONO. By David Sheff. Edited by G. Barry Golson. (Berkley, $3.50.) As he talks about his work in lengthy conversations taped shortly before his death two years ago, John Lennon provides what our reviewer, Joe Klein, called ''a fascinating, detailed glimpse into the workings of a musical genius.'' Mr.
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Harry Bloom
    TEENAGE
  • 1981
    He died of a stroke in 1981 at the age of 68.
    More Details Hide Details Beryl continued to live in Cape Town and died in Victoria Court, on 28 Sept 2009, aged 88.
  • OTHER
  • 1967
    In 1967, he became lecturer in law at the University of Kent and married a second time to Sonia Copeland.
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  • 1963
    In 1963 Bloom went into exile in England.
    More Details Hide Details He left behind his wife, Beryl, and two children, Susan Storm Bloom (photographer and jewellery designer www.susanstorm.com) and Stephen Bloom (photographer Steve Bloom).
  • 1960
    During the state of emergency that followed the Sharpville massacre in 1960, he was detained for ninety days without charges or trial—first at Roeland Street Prison and later at Worcester Prison near Cape Town.
    More Details Hide Details During his detention Bloom began working on his second novel, Whittaker's Wife (1962). He also wrote the play for the musical King Kong: An African Jazz Opera (1961), a tragedy of a black boxer from the ghetto, that reached a multiracial audience both locally and internationally.
  • 1956
    The novel won the British Authors' Club Prize for the best novel of 1956, but Bloom was denied an exit permit to travel to England to receive the prize.
    More Details Hide Details The book was dedicated to four people: his wife Beryl, who provided editorial assistance and typed the manuscript; Bram Fischer, Bloom's close friend who defended Nelson Mandela at the Rivonia Trial; Archbishop Trevor Huddleston, and Guy Routh. Bloom worked with Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg in the 1950s.
  • 1940
    Born Solomon Harris Bloom, he was educated at the University of the Witwatersrand and subsequently became an advocate in Johannesburg. He married Beryl Gordon in 1940 and worked as a war correspondent in England during the Second World War.
    More Details Hide Details Bloom's first novel, Episode (1956), was later retitled Transvaal Episode. This book, an account of an uprising in the fictional township of Nelstroom in the aftermath of the 1952–53 African National Congress defiance campaign, was banned by the South African government for being dangerous to the safety of the apartheid state.
  • 1913
    Born on January 1, 1913.
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