German writer and journalist; born at Kempen, Posen, Jan. 6, 1843. After studying law for some time at the University of Breslau, he became editor of the "Posener Zeitung." He lives at present (1903) at Vienna, and since 1872 has been one of the editors of the "Neue Freie Presse." He is the author of "Entlegene Kulturen" (1877) and "Literarische Physiognomien" (1884), the first of which contains several sketches relating especially to Jewish history and literature.

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