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Isidore Singer, Ph.D.

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STERN, ALFRED – German historian; born Nov. 22, 1846, at Göttingen, where his father, Moriz Abraham Stern (1807-94), was professor of mathematics (see "Vierteljahrschrift der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Zürich," 1894). Stern studied in the...
STERN, JULIUS – German musician; born at Breslau Aug. 8, 1820; died at Berlin Feb. 27, 1883. He received his elementary education in music from the violinist Peter Lüstner, and at the age of nine played at concerts. In 1832 his parents removed...
STERN, KAROLINE – German prima donna; born at Mayence April 10, 1800; date of death unknown. She studied first under her father, a violinist of repute, and then under Heidelhof. She made her début (1816) at the Nationaltheater at Treves in...
STRASBURG – German commercial and fortified city in the province of Alsace-Lorraine. Legend relates that after the destruction of the Temple a number of fugitive Jews escaped to Europe, Some settling in the south of France, while others...
STERN, LOUIS WILLIAM – German psychologist; born in Berlin April 29, 1871; educated at the Kölnische Gymnasium and at the university of his native city (Ph.D. 1893). He was appointed privat-docent at the University of Breslau in 1897, and founded in...
STERN, MAX EMANUEL (MENDEL BRI STERN) – Hungarian Hebraist; born at Presburg Nov. 9. 1811; died at Vienna Feb. 9, 1873. He studied under his father, who was a teacher at the Jewish primary school in Presburg, and when the elder Stern became blind, Max, then only...
STERN, MORIZ ABRAHAM – German mathematician; born at Frankfort-on-the-Main June 29, 1807; died at Bern, Switzerland, Jan. 30, 1894. He studied philology at the University of Heidelberg, and prepared himself for a rabbinical career. Later, however, he...
STERN, SAMUEL – Hungarian physician; born at Halas, Hungary, Sept. 16, 1839; educated at the universities of Prague and Vienna (M. D. 1858). He acted for some time as assistant physician at the communal hospital of Vienna; in 1863 he was...
STERN, VICTOR – Austrian dramatist; born at Vienna May 5, 1837. After a brief experience in commercial life he turned to literature, receiving in his new vocation the encouragement of Friedrich Hebbel (1861), under whose auspices he did some of...
STERN, WILHELM – German physician and philosophical writer; born at Sandberg, Posen, Aug. 11, 1844; son of a rabbi. From 1860 to 1865 he attended the Jewish Theological Seminary of Breslau, and thereafter studied philosophy for two semesters,...
STETTENHEIM, JULIUS – German humorist; born at Hamburg Nov. 2, 1831. He at first pursued a commercial career, but went in 1857 to Berlin, where he studied until 1860. Returning to Hamburg in 1861, he founded the humoristic-satiric periodical "Die...
STIASSNY, WILHELM – Austrian architect; born in Vienna Oct. 15, 1842. He was graduated from the Vienna Polytechnic in 1861, and thereupon studied for five years at the Academy of Fine Arts under Professors Van der Nüll, von Siccardsburg, Rösner,...
STIEGLITZ, HEINRICH – German writer; born at Arolsen, Waldeck, Feb. 22, 1801; died at Venice Aug. 23, 1849. He was educated at the universities of Göttingen and Leipsic, and in 1828 became teacher at a gymnasium in Berlin and custos of the Royal...
STIER, JOSEF – Hungarian rabbi; born at Neustadt-on-the-Waag, Hungary, April 12, 1844. He was educated at the gymnasium and Talmud Torah at Presburg, at the universities of Vienna (Ph.D. 1869) and Breslau, and at the Jewish Theological...
STILLER, BERTALAN – Hungarian physician; born at Miskolez June 23, 1837; studied at Budapest and Vienna (M.D. 1863). In 1864 he was appointed assistant physician at the Jewish Hospital in Budapest; in 1874, chief of a division; in 1876,...
STILLING, BENEDIKT – German anatomist and surgeon; born at Kirchhayn, Hesse, Feb. 22, 1810; died at Cassel Jan. 28, 1879. He studied at the University of Marburg, and, on taking his degree of M. D. in 1832, was appointed assistant at the anatomical...
STILLING, JAKOB – German ophthalmologist; born at Cassel Sept. 22, 1842; son of Benedikt Stilling. He studied at the universities of Marburg (M.D. 1865), Würzburg, Berlin, and Paris, and in 1867 established himself as ophthalmologist in his...
STÖCKER, ADOLF – German Protestant theologian, politician, and anti-Semitic agitator; born at Halberstadt Dec. 11, 1835. He studied at the universities of Halle and Berlin, and in 1863, after having acted for some years as tutor, was appointed...
STOKVIS, BAREND JOSEPH – Dutch physician; born at Amsterdam Aug. 16, 1834; died Sept. 28, 1902; son of the physician J. B. Stokvis (1808-87). He studied at the Latin school in Amsterdam (1843-50) and at the Athenæum (1856), visited Paris and Vienna...
STÖRK, KARL – Austrian laryngologist; born at Ofen, Hungary, Sept. 17, 1832; died at Vienna Sept. 13, 1899. He studied at the universities of Prague and Vienna, graduating as M.D. in 1858, when he was appointed assistant at the communal...
STRACK, HERMANN LEBERECHT – German Protestant theologian and Orientalist; born at Berlin May 6, 1848. Since 1877 he has been assistant professor of Old Testament exegesis and Semitic languages at the University of Berlin. He is the foremost Christian...
STRAKOSCH, ALEXANDER – Hungarian actor and dramatic teacher; born at Sebes, near Eperies, Hungary, Dec. 3, 1845. After a brief trial of commercial life he went on the stage at Reichenberg (Sept., 1863). Subsequently he danced, sang, and acted at...
STRAKOSCH, MORITZ – Austrian pianist, singer, and impresario; born at Brünn, Austria, 1825; died at Paris Oct. 9, 1887. He made his first appearance in public at the age of eleven, when he played a concerto by Hummel at a concert given in his...
STRAUS, LUDWIG – Hungarian violinist; born at Presburg March 28, 1835; studied under Hellmesberger and Joseph Böhm (violin), and under Preyer and Nottebohm (composition). His first public performance took place at Vienna in June, 1850. He made...
STRAUSS, ADOLF – Hungarian geographer and ethnologist; born at Cece, Hungary, May 15, 1853; educated at Fehervar and Budapest; in the latter city he frequented the military academy, subsequently being attached to the staff of Field-Marshal...