Feder, Abe

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Feder, Abe Gender: M
Abraham Hyman Feder
born on 27 June 1908 at 19:00 (= 7:00 PM )
Place Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 43n02, 87w54
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 05°55' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 28°36 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 29°02'

Abe Feder (Lighting he designed for the RCA Building)
photo: Kai Pilger, license cc-by-sa-4.0


American lighting designer, regarded as the creator of lighting design for the theatre (Broadway shows, opera and ballet), and the country's leading consultant in architectural and urban lighting.

He died on 24 April 1997 at age 88 in Manhattan, New York. The lights at Rockefeller Center and the Empire State Building were turned off for one hour on the night of 28 April 1997 in his honour.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate (filed on 29 June 1908). Date of 27 June 1908 also in U.S. Social Security Death Index. (Wikipedia has 27 July in error).


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 88)
  • Vocation : Art : Stage/ Set design (Lighting)
  • Vocation : Building Trades : Architect/ Planner (Lighting)
  • Notable : Famous : First in Field