Biography of Harry Brodman
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HARRY BRODWIN - Born in Tarastita, Russia, on January 4, 1892, Harry Brodwin came to this country with his parents, Jacob and Reba Brodwin, when he was eight years of age and went with them to live in Philadelphia where his father engaged in the real estate business.

He attended the public schools of that city, finishing his studies in 1905. He then worked for several years as a Messenger and in the grocery business, but his desire was to study music. He finally obtained a position as a salesman of pianos, devoting a part of his time to vocal culture. In 1913. he started his present business in pianos, phonographs, and radio sets, which he established in his own store at No. 535 Courtlandt Avenue, The Bronx, under the firm name of Brodwin & Company, in 1919. Mr. Brodwin is a member of the Jacob Schiff Center, where he is also a soloist.

On January 16, 1916, at Philadelphia, Harry Brodwin, married Sarah Resnick, daughter of Morris and Bessie Resnick. To Mr. and Mrs. Brodwin three children have been born: Beatrice, Frances, and Maurice. The family are members of Adath Israel Temple.

From:
The Bronx and its people
A History 1609-1927
Board of Editors: James L. Wells,
Louis F. Haffen
Josiah A. Briggs.
Historian: Benedict Fitspatrick
Publisher: The Lewis Historical Publishing Co., Inc.
New York 1927


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