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George Richard Marek

George Richard Marek, Austrian manufacturing executive, author. Member panel radio program Metropolitan Opera Quiz. Member of Players (New York City), Dutch Treat (New York City).

Background

  • Marek, George Richard was born on July 13, 1902 in Vienna, Austria. Came to United States, 1920, naturalized, 1925. Son of Martin and Emily (Weissberger) Marek.

  • Education

    • Student, Vienna University, 1920.

    Career

    • Vice president J. D. Tarcher Advertising Agency, 1930-1950. Music editor Good Housekeeping magazine, 1941-1957. Vice president Radio Corporation of America, New York City, 1950-1987.

    Works

    • Beethoven: Biography of a Genius
    • Book traces the evolution of the artist from the traditional compositions of his first, less significant period, to the more powerful works of the second and third.

    Membership

    Member panel radio program Metropolitan Opera Quiz. Member of Players (New York City), Dutch Treat (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Muriel Hepner, August 19, 1926. 1 son, Richard.
    • father: Martin Marek
    • mother: Emily (Weissberger) Marek
    • spouse: Muriel Hepner
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    Born July 13, 1902
    Died January, 1987
    (aged 84)
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    • 1920
      Vienna University
    • 1930 - 1950
      Vice president, J. D. Tarcher Advertising Agency
    • 1941 - 1957
      music editor Good Housekeeping magazine
    • 1950 - 1987
      vice president, Radio Corporation of American