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Samuel Koch

 (1887 - 1963)
Samuel (Kochmeister) Koch was active/lived in New York / Poland.  Samuel Koch is known for urban landscape-genre, still life.

Biography  
Samuel Koch


The following biography, submitted October 2005, is from Shirley Jones, daughter of the artist.


Samuel Kochmeister was born in Warsaw, Poland in 1887.  He immigrated to the United States in 1910 to escape the czarist persecution of Jews in Poland and lived the rest of his life in New York City.  He died in 1963 in Queens, New York.

A self-taught artist, who painted under the name Samuel Koch, he practiced his art while working in a factory to support his family.  He suffered from Parkinson's disease for the last 14 years of his life, but this did not diminish his will to express himself on canvas.

Mr. Kochmeister's works were exhibited in a number of one-man shows at galleries t  ...  Displaying 750 of 1770 characters.



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About  Samuel Koch

Born:  1887 - Warsaw, Poland
Died:   1963 - Queens, New York City
Known for:  urban landscape-genre, still life