Richard L. Simon

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Richard Leo Simon (March 6, 1899 – July 29, 1960) was an American book publisher.wikipedia
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Simon & Schuster

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He was a Columbia University graduate, co-founder of the publishing house Simon & Schuster, and father of world-famous singer-songwriter Carly Simon.
Simon & Schuster, Inc., a subsidiary of CBS Corporation, is an American publishing company founded in New York City in 1924 by Richard L. Simon and M. Lincoln Schuster.

Carly Simon

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He was a Columbia University graduate, co-founder of the publishing house Simon & Schuster, and father of world-famous singer-songwriter Carly Simon.
Her father, Richard L. Simon, was the co-founder of Simon & Schuster and a classical pianist who often played Frédéric Chopin and Ludwig van Beethoven at home.

M. Lincoln Schuster

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Simon pooled $8,000 together with Max Schuster to publish the first book of crossword puzzles in 1924.
Schuster was instrumental in the creation of Pocket Books, and the mass paperback industry, along with Richard L. Simon, Robert F. DeGraff and Leon Shimkin.

George T. Simon

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His brother George T. Simon was a jazz drummer with Glenn Miller for a time, and then a critic, magazine editor and author of books on jazz, particularly big bands and the swing era.
Not only was his father wealthy, but his brother, Richard L. Simon, was the co-founder of the American publishing house Simon & Schuster, and the singer-songwriter Carly Simon is one of his nieces.

Andrea Heinemann Simon

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In 1935, Simon married Andrea Heinemann who worked as a switchboard operator at Simon & Schuster.

Joanna Simon (mezzo-soprano)

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Joanna Simon was born in New York City, the daughter of the co-founder of the book publisher Simon & Schuster, Inc., Richard L. Simon and Andrea (Heinemann) Simon, a former switchboard operator, civil rights activist, and singer.

Lucy Simon

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Simon was born in New York City, the daughter of the co-founder of the book publisher Simon & Schuster, Inc., Richard L. Simon and Andrea (Heinemann) Simon, a former switchboard operator, civil rights activist, and singer.

Boni & Liveright

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Simon then became a salesperson for the publisher Boni & Liveright where he quickly rose to sales manager.
Richard Simon, who co-founded Simon & Schuster in 1924, worked in sales for B&L during the early '20s.

Riverdale, Bronx

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Simon was a resident of Fieldston, an area within Riverdale in the Bronx.

Columbia University

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He was a Columbia University graduate, co-founder of the publishing house Simon & Schuster, and father of world-famous singer-songwriter Carly Simon. Simon's parents joined the Ethical Culture movement, which emphasized universal morality, and sent Simon to the Ethical Cultural School and then Columbia University.

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He was a Columbia University graduate, co-founder of the publishing house Simon & Schuster, and father of world-famous singer-songwriter Carly Simon.

American Jews

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Richard Leo Simon was born on March 6, 1899 to a Jewish family in New York City.

New York City

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Richard Leo Simon was born on March 6, 1899 to a Jewish family in New York City.

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His father, Leo Simon, was a wealthy feather-and-silk manufacturer and milliner of German Jewish origin, and his mother, Anna (Meier), was a German Jewish immigrant.

PM (newspaper)

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His brother Henry W. Simon, was a professor of English at Teachers College, Columbia University, then classical music critic for the newspaper PM, and the author of many books on opera.

Ethical movement

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Simon's parents joined the Ethical Culture movement, which emphasized universal morality, and sent Simon to the Ethical Cultural School and then Columbia University.

Ethical Culture Fieldston School

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Simon's parents joined the Ethical Culture movement, which emphasized universal morality, and sent Simon to the Ethical Cultural School and then Columbia University.

Michael Korda

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Michael Korda said that when he arrived to work as an editor at Simon and Schuster in 1958, he found a bronze plaque on his desk designed by Richard Simon that said, "Give the reader a break."

Philadelphia

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Raised in Philadelphia, Andrea was the daughter of a Cuban-born, Roman Catholic mother, Asuncion Maria del Rio, and a German-speaking Swiss father who had abandoned the family.

Spaniards

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Raised in Philadelphia, Andrea was the daughter of a Cuban-born, Roman Catholic mother, Asuncion Maria del Rio, and a German-speaking Swiss father who had abandoned the family.

Catholic Church

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Raised in Philadelphia, Andrea was the daughter of a Cuban-born, Roman Catholic mother, Asuncion Maria del Rio, and a German-speaking Swiss father who had abandoned the family.

Swiss people

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Raised in Philadelphia, Andrea was the daughter of a Cuban-born, Roman Catholic mother, Asuncion Maria del Rio, and a German-speaking Swiss father who had abandoned the family.