Born in Germany on Aug. 17, 1865. Hesse moved to Los Angeles in 1905. Initially, he worked as an artist but later was a hotelier. He died in Los Angeles on Feb. 27, 1930.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
City Directory; Death Record.Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here