Born in Germany in 1885. Becker-Jurgen immigrated to the U.S. in 1907. He was a resident of Los Angeles in 1920-37. He died in a miner's cabin in the hills of Nevada on Nov. 2, 1956. Exh: Calif. State Fair, 1937; Barnsdall Art Center (LA), 1957 (solo).
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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