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Hugo Bryk

Birthplace: Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Death: March 03, 1944 (70)
Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France (fall from window in Gestapo Police Prison; allegedly suicide)
Immediate Family:

Son of Philipp Bryk and Fanny (Fanni) Bryk
Ex-husband of Maria Magdalena Fernande Lucie Bryk (Sturmfels)
Brother of Elsa Neustadt; Dr.Jur. Federico (Friedrich) (Fritz) Bryk and Martha Wessely

Managed by: Oliver Bryk
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About Hugo Bryk

Hugo came from a family of musicians and was initially an orchestra conductor. He was one of the founders of GEMA, an entity that negotiated performance rights on behalf of composers and authors. Hugo was the European representative of the American performance rights organization ASCAP; his office was in Berlin.

After fleeing Berlin in 1933 and Paris in 1941 Hugo became one of the exiles in the south of France. He evaded arrest until he was captured by the "Kommando Brunner" on 3 March 1944 and taken to the German wing of the police prison in Nice. Hugo died the day after his arrest from injuries sustained in a fall from a window; his death was officially ruled a suicide.

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Naturalized American Citizen 10/10/1905 at NYC (source: Passport Application for himself and Lucie);jsessionid=A4E02A0E58759AE65273FB5326334584?wcmsID=0003&XSL.lexmlayout.SESSION=lexmperson_all

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Hugo Bryk's Timeline

February 4, 1874
Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Last Name Bryk
First Name Hugo
Code 1
First Name Father Philip
Last Name Mother Reis
First Name Mother Fani
Location Wien
Book E2 1872-74
Volume E
Date 04.02.1874
Number 6725

March 3, 1944
Age 70
Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France