Simon, Yohanan

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Simon, Yohanan Gender: M
Johann-Joachim Simon
born on 3 November 1905 at 22:30 (= 10:30 PM )
Place Berlin, Germany, 52n29, 13e21
Timezone CET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 10°48' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 08°46 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 10°21'

Yohanan Simon
photo: Photographer: Stanley I. Batkin עברית: סטנלי בטקין, license cc-by-sa-3.0


German-born Israeli painter who executed a number of murals for Israeli ships, public buildings and hotels, including Bank of Israel offices in New York and a hotel in the Ivory Coast. He also illustrated books and designed stage sets.

From 1927 he lived mainly in France. Beginning in 1934 he worked in New York for the magazine Vogue. In 1936 he emigrated to Mandate Palestine. Until 1953 he was a member of Kibbutz Gan Shmuel. He died on 31 January 1976 at age 70 in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • (has as) teacher relationship with Beckmann, Max (born 12 February 1884)


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Berlin archives.


  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate
  • Vocation : Art : Commercial artist
  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Painting, murals)
  • Vocation : Art : Stage/ Set design
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award