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Samuel Bronfman

Samuel Bronfman

The Life & Times of Seagram"s Mr. Sam

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Published by Diane Pub. .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages551
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11100876M
ISBN 100788157388
ISBN 109780788157387

On August 9, , the FBI was notified that Samuel Bronfman—son of Edgar Bronfman, founder and president of the billion-dollar Distillers Corp-Seagram Ltd.—had been kidnapped. A $ million ransom demand was made via audiotape, with Sam Bronfman himself speaking. The father paid, but Bronfman remained missing. While the role of the Bronfmans’ liquor business during Prohibition (and the resulting desire for an improved public image) is not a topic addressed in this book, it is part of Michael R. Marrus’s brilliant biography of Samuel Bronfman, for which Phyllis Lambert was extensively interviewed.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Samuel Bronfman: The Life and Times of Seagram's Mr. Sam by Michael R. Marrus (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! As the creator of the Seagram whiskey empire, Sam Bronfman became a mythic figure in the business world, and in the years after his death the legend has developed further and further away from the life. This is the complete story of the man and the business he built. Bronfman was an intuitive leader and manager who knew his industry inside out and set the highest standards for his products and.

  Today, Bronfman concerns sells brands in coun tries. Mr. Bronfman's first small distillery, established in. Mon treal in , became connected with Distillers Company, Ltd., British. Mr. Sam book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Biography of Samuel Bronfman (), Distillers Corporation-Seagrams Ltd.3/5(1).


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Samuel Bronfman book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. As the creator of the Seagram whiskey empire Sam Bronfman became a mythic /5. —Michael R. Marrus, author of Samuel Bronfman: The Life and Times of Mr.

Sam “ The Bronfmans is an intriguing odyssey of a fabled and star-crossed celebrity family, filled with engrossing tales of the secrets of the international booze business, backroom billion-dollar shenanigans, dilettante playboys and rakes, rediscovered Jewish heritage /5(13).

The book, "Distilled: A Memoir of Family, Seagram, Baseball, and Philanthropy", covers the four main parts of Bronfman's life. As the youngest child of four, and the second son, Charles Bronfman seemed almost like an after-thought in the Bronfman family/5(32).

Bronfman’s own version of the history of Seagram’s, "From Little Acorns", was published in Traditionally Jewish, Samuel Bronfman gave generously to Jewish charities and endowed academic chairs, art collections and business fellowships. The irascible son of a Jewish pioneer from Czarist Russia whose business acumen built an international company renowned for the quality of its products.

Samuel Bronfman's father failed as a wheat farmer and then found success selling frozen fish, firewood, and horses. At this point young Sam observed to his father, "The bar makes more profits than we do.

Samuel Bronfman: | | | |Samuel Bronfman| | | | | ||| World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most. Samuel Bronfman's father failed as a wheat farmer and then found success selling frozen fish, firewood and horses.

At this point young Sam observed to his father, "The bar makes more profits than we do. Instead of selling horses, we should be selling the drinks." And thus began what was to become the Seagram whiskey : Michael R. Marrus. THE KIDNAPPING: It began in August with an audiotape sent to Edgar Bronfman, then head of the Seagram liquor empire.

The purported victim: his year-old son, Samuel Bronfman II. RANSOM DEMAND: $ million THE OUTCOME: Even after Edgar Bronfman paid the ransom, his son remained missing. Then, acting on a tip from one of the "kidnappers," police found the younger Bronfman (seen.

This is Sam Bronfman II. He's the oldest son of the oldest son of Edgar Bronfman, so by rights he should really have taken over operations. But that didn't happen. Instead Edgar passed it on to Edgar Jr.

who in turn famously sold off the 25% stake in Du Pont (which he had acquired brilliantly in ). A fact-filled but plodding biography of Samuel Bronfman, who achieved mythic success in the North American liquor trade.

Marrus (History/Univ. of Toronto) provides a wealth of background on the entrepreneurial genius who made Montreal-based Seagram a lucrative multinational enterprise. Unfortunately, his subject (whose name means ``whisky man'' in Yiddish) left almost no personal.

This is a book of family trees of Jewish families who had made an endowment to the University of Jerusalem. There are messages from Harman, the president of the Unversuty who states that this is the second edition; as well, there are messages from Allan Bronfman and Samuel Rothberg.

The book was printed in Montreal Canada. A heavy book. The Bronfman family is a Canadian-American Jewish crime family. It owes its initial fame to Samuel Bronfman (–), who made a fortune in the alcoholic distilled beverage business during American prohibition through the family's Seagram Company.

The family is of Russian Jewish and Romanian Jewish ancestry; "they were originally tobacco farmers from Bessarabia". Samuel Bronfman Founder of Joseph E. Seagram & Sons Inc. Founded: "I don't want my sons going to school with holes in their pants."-Samuel Bronfman.

Why Be Jewish. A Testament By Edgar M. Bronfman Twelve Books, pages, $ Edgar M. Bronfman found his Judaism late in his life, and embraced it as if he were making up for lost time.

: Samuel Bronfman: The Life and Times of Seagram’s Mr. Sam () by Marrus, Michael R. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at /5(6). Samuel Bronfman In honour of Canada’s th birthday, The CJN presents 40 profiles of some of the most prominent Jewish Canadians throughout our history.

Astute businessman Samuel Bronfman, who left a deep mark on the Canadian economy, was a notable community leader, a major philanthropist and unquestionably one of Canada’s most renowned. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Clare and Sara Bronfman, who fund NXIVM and Keith Raniere, are the granddaughters of Samuel Bronfman. In Yiddish, “Bronfman” means “liquor-man.” The family is Russian Jewish.

During Canada’s prohibition (), Sam Bronfman, with brothers Abe, Harry and Alan, turned their hotel and prostitution operations into “boozeriums.”.

“If there is a whiskey king in America, it is Samuel Bronfman.” – Fortune Magazine years From alcohol to human trafficking. Clare’s Grandfather – Samuel Bronfman – was a liquor supplier to Al Capone, Meyer Lansky, and had a bitter rivalry with Joe Kennedy.

Genre/Form: Biographies History Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Marrus, Michael Robert. Samuel Bronfman. Hanover: Published by University Press of New England [for] Brandeis University Press, ©.

Guided by the vision of Edgar M. Bronfman, The Samuel Bronfman Foundation seeks to inspire a renaissance of Jewish life. Tel: () • Fax: () • Lexington Avenue, Suite • New York, NY The Samuel Bronfman Foundation.

likes. Guided by the vision of Edgar M. Bronfman, The Samuel Bronfman Foundation seeks to inspire a renaissance of Jewish ers:   Clare and Sara Bronfman, who fund NXIVM, and their master, Keith Alan Raniere, are the granddaughters of a gent named Samuel Bronfman.

In Yiddish, by the way, “Bronfman” means “liquor-man.” The family is Russian Jewish.