Famous People with Name Adolph

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Famous People with Name Adolph

Adolph as First Name

Adolph Dolph Schayes     Adolph Dolph Schayes        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Adolph Dolph Schayes: is a retired American professional basketball player and coach in the NBA. He was a member of the 1955 NBA champion Syracuse Nationals and 12-time All-Star. Schayes played for the Nationals (and their reincarnation, the Philadelphia 76ers) from 1948 to 1964 in a Hall of Fame career.

Adolph Gottlieb     Adolph Gottlieb        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Adolph Gottlieb: was an American abstract expressionist painter and sculptor.After his 1930’s one man show he won respect amongst his peers. In 1935, he and nine others, including Ben-Zion, Ilya Bolotwsky, Louis Harris, Jack Kufeld, Mark Rothko, and Louis Schanker, known as “The Ten” exhibited their works together until 1940. They would come to be known as the Abstract Expressionists.From 1937-1939, Gottlieb lived in the Arizona desert, and taking the cue from his environment he painted cacti and barren scenery. He transitioned from this into more Surrealist works like the Sea Chest which displays mysterious incongruities on an otherwise normal landscape. He expresses space most fully in his mature works. It is then that he conveys to the viewer the expansiveness he must have felt looking at Arizona desert sky, although he distills this expansiveness into a more basic abstract form.

Adolph Alexander Weinman     Adolph Alexander Weinman        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Adolph Alexander Weinman: was an American sculptor, born in Karlsruhe, Germany.He arrived in the United States at age 10 after which he studied at Cooper Union and Art Students League and with sculptors Augustus St. Gaudens and Philip Martiny. He later served as an assistant to Ch

Adolph Gustav "Sonny Boy" Kiefer     Adolph Gustav "Sonny Boy" Kiefer        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Adolph Gustav "Sonny Boy" Kiefer: was an American swimmer and the first man in the world to swim 100 yards backstroke under 1 minute. His backstroke records stood for 15 years. He was born in Chicago.

Adolph Heinrich Joseph Sutro     Adolph Heinrich Joseph Sutro        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Adolph Heinrich Joseph Sutro: was the 24th mayor of San Francisco, California, and second Jewish mayor, serving in that office from 1894 until 1896. He is today perhaps best remembered for the various San Francisco lands and landmarks that still bear his name.Sutro's reputation as a p

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Renate Adolph     Renate Adolph       Origin/Culture/Country: German

Renate Adolph: is a former politician for the Die Linke and its predecessors, the Socialist Unity Party of Germany (SED) and the PDS. She became a member of the party in 1976, and a local councillor in 2003.In 2004, Adolph was elected to the Landtag of the state of Bran

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