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ROSENBERG, MORITZ – See Rott, Moritz.
ROSENBLATT, JOSEF MICHEL – Austrian barrister; born March 20, 1853, at Cracow, Galicia, in which city he received his education, graduating from the university in 1876. After having passed his state examination in 1880, he settled in his native city as a...
ROSENBLATT, MORDECAI BEN MENAHEM – Russian rabbi; born at Autopoli, government of Grodno, on the 3d of Iyyar, 1837. After having studied under Isaac Hirsch, rabbi of Semyatich, he married, at the age of fourteen, a girl from his native town. In 1856 Rosenblatt...
ROSENDALE, SIMON W. – American lawyer; born at Albany, N. Y., June 23, 1842; graduated from Barre Academy, Vermont. He was admittedto the bar in 1863, and shortly thereafter became assistant district attorney of Albany county. In 1868 he was elected...
ROSENFELD, JACOB – Russian journalist and publisher; born in Austria 1839; died in Minsk, Russia, 1885. His parents emigrated to Russia, where he received his education at the gymnasium, and he afterward attended the law department of the...
ROSENFELD, LEOPOLD – Danish composer; born in Copenhagen July 21, 1849. He was originally destined for a mercantile career, and spent six years in a counting-house; but his love for music manifested itself so markedly that his father allowed him to...
ROSENFELD, MORDECAI JONAH – Galician author of Hebrew books; born at Dynow, near Przemysl, Galicia, Oct. 21, 1797; died at Sosnica June 5, 1885. When but seven years old he went to Przemysl and thence to Brody, where he studied the Talmud and Hebrew and...
ROSENFELD, MORRIS – Yiddish poet; born at Boksha, government of Suwalki, Russian Poland, Dec. 28, 1862, educated at Boksha, Suwalki, and Warsaw. He worked as a tailor in New York and London and as a diamond-cutcer in Amsterdam, and settled in New...
ROSENFELD, SAMSON WOLF – German rabbi; born at Markt Uhlfeld, Bavaria, Jan. 4, 1780; died at Bamberg May 12, 1862. At the age of thirteen he entered the yeshibah at Fürth, and for six years he studied rabbinics there. In 1808 he was elected rabbi of...
ROSENFELD, SYDNEY – American dramatist; born in Richmond, Va., Oct. 26, 1855; educated in the public schools of Richmond and New York.When the publication of "Puck" was decided on, Rosenfeld was appointed its editor, but he eventually turned his...
ROSENHAIN, GEORGE – German mathematician; born June 10, 1816, at Königsberg, Prussia; died there May 14, 1887. He was privat-docent at the University of Breslau from 1844 to 1848, and then at that of Vienna, where he began to lecture in 1851; and...
ROSENHAIN, JAKOB (JACQUES) – German pianist; born at Mannheim. Dec. 27, 1813; died at Baden-Baden March 21, 1894. A one-act piece of his entitled "Der Besuch im Irrenhauses" was very successfully produced at Frankfort-on-the-Main, Dec. 29, 1834, and was...
ROSENHAUPT, MORITZ – German cantor; born at Offenbach on the Glan, Rhenish Prussia, March 14, 1841, where his father was rabbi and teacher; died at Nuremberg Nov. 16, 1900. Rosenhaupt commenced his studies under Cantor Löwe at Strasburg, and...
ROSENMÜLLER, ERNST FRIEDRICH KARL – Christian Orientalist and theologian; born Dec. 10, 1768, at. Hesselberg; died at Leipsic Sept. 17, 1835. He studied at Erlangen, Giessen, and Leipsic under his father, and became assistant professor of Arabic at the university...
ROSENROTH, BARON VON (CHRISTIAN KNORR) – Christian Hebraist; born at Alt-Randen, in Silesia, July 15, 1631. After having completed his studies in the universities of Wittenberg and Leipsic, he traveled through Holland, France, and England. On his return he settled at...
ROSENSOHN, MOSES – Russian Hebraist; born in the first quarter of the nineteenth century at Wilna, where he lived all his life in affluent circumstances. He died there in 1896. Rosensohn wrote a number of works, of which the following may be...
ROSENSTEIN, SAMUEL SIEGMUND – German physician; born at Berlin Feb. 20, 1832; son of Rabbi Elhanan Rosenstein, and grandson of Rabbi Rosenstein of Bonn. He studied philosophy, and, later, medicine at the University of Berlin, graduating as M.D. in 1854. From...
ROSENTHAL – One of several families of that name flourishing in Russia. The ancestor of this particular family was Solomon of Wirballen (a town on the Prussian frontier), who came from Skud and was surnamed "Skudski." He was prominent as a...
ROSENTHAL, DAVID – Polish physician; born 1808 at Tarnogrod, Lublin; died 1889. His father was district physician of Zamoisk and on the staff of the Polish army. David studied medicine at Vienna, and in 1831 was sent to Hungary and Transylvania,...