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news commentator , publisher , author

Kurt Deutsch Singer, Austrian commentator, writer. Member United Nations Speakers Research Committee, United Nations Children's Emergency Fund, Menninger Foundation; Member National Geography Society, Smithsonian Associates, International Platform Association (vice president), United School Assemblies (president), Danish Peace Academy.

Background

Singer, Kurt Deutsch was born on August 10, 1911 in Vienna, Austria. Son of Ignaz Deutsch and Irene (Singer) Singer. came to the United States, 1940, naturalized, 1951.

Education

Student, University Zürich, Switzerland, 1930;student, Labor College, Stockholm, Sweden, 1936;Doctor of Philosophy, Division College Metaphysics, Indianapolis, 1951.

Career

Escaped to, Sweden, 1934;founder, Ossietzky Committee (successful in release Ossietzky from concentration camp)correspondent Swedish magazine, Folket i Bild, 1935-1940;founder, Niemöller Committeepublic biography, Göring in England (confiscated in Sweden), 1940;co-founder pro-Allied newspaper, Trots Allt, 1939;correspondent, Swedish newspapers in, United States, 1940;editor, News Background, 1942;lecturer, University of Minnesota, U. Kansas, University of Wisconsin, 1945-1949;radio commentator, WKAT, 1950;correspondent, North America Newspaper Alliance, New York City, since 1953;president, Singer Media Corporation, since 1987. Director Oceanic Press Service, San Clemente, California.

Works

Membership

Member United Nations Speakers Research Committee, United Nations Children's Emergency Fund, Menninger Foundation. Member National Geography Society, Smithsonian Associates, International Platform Association (vice president), United School Assemblies (president), Danish Peace Academy.

Connections

Son of Ignaz Deutsch and Irene (Singer) S. M. Hilda Tradelius, December 23, 1932 (divorced 1954). Children: Marian Alice Birgit, Kenneth Walt.

M. Jane Sherrod, April 9, 1955 (deceased January 1985). M. Katherine Han, April 8, 1989.

father:
Ignaz Deutsch Singer

mother:
Irene (Singer) Singer

spouses:
Hilda Tradelius

Jane Sherrod

Katherine Han

children:
Marian Alice Birgit Singer

Kenneth Walt Singer