Recording Pioneers


Gerald WEXLER  ("Jerry")1917 - 2008 PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU

PIONEER

Gerald WEXLER  ("Jerry")1917 - 2008

aka G. Wexler, Jerry Wexler, J. Wexler
nationality
occupation
birth 10 Jan 1917, New York City
baptism
death 15 Aug 2008, Sarasota, FL
burial
marriage
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children
  • Paul
  • Lisa

PARENTS

father Harry WEXLER

b. 4 Mar 1892, ......., AUSTRIA/POLAND
d. .. Jan 1968, Bronx, Bronx, New York (migrated in 1912 from Poland to USA

mother Elsa/Elsie SPITZ

b. 24 July 1893, New York
d. .. Oct 1969, NY

children
  • Gerald

    b. 10 Jan 1917, New York City
    d. 15 Aug 2008, Sarasota, FL

  • Arthur

    b. .... 1918, New York
    d. .............


LIFE


1920 CENSUS (Bronx Assembly District 8, Bronx, New York, 3 Jan 1920):
Harry WEXLER (28y) windowcleaner / Prop.
Elsie WEXLER (24y)
- Gerald (2y/11m)
- Arthur (1y/2m)



1930 CENSUS (Manhattan, New York, New York, 14 Apr 1930):
Harry WEXLER (37y) Proprietor / Window cleaning Co.
Elsie WEXLER (35y)
- Gerald (13y)
- Arthur (11y)



joined ATLANTIC (Ahmet Ertegun-Herb Abramson)
resigned from ATLANTIC in 1975


NOTES

  • Record makers and breakers: voices of the independent rock 'n' roll pioneers by John Broven (University of Illinois Press, 2009)


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PHOTOS

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