German journalist, publisher, and editor of the Vienna "Neue Freie Presse"; born at Gnatschitz, Moravia, May 27, 1849. On attaining his majority he chose journalism as a profession, contributing with considerable success to various dailies and periodicals in Germany. In 1872 he joined the staff of the "Neue Freie Presse," becoming editor of the economic section in 1879. The two years following he devoted to the publication of a series of articles on economic, commercial, and financial subjects, which articles attracted considerable attention. In 1880 he became chief editor.
- Das Geistige Wien, p. 27;
- Kohut, Berühmte Israelitische Männer und Frauen, xii. p. 139;
- Kürschner, Deutscher Lit. Kalendar, p. 78.