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Offline Glasetcetera

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Otto Brauer
« on: January 31, 2007, 07:08:55 PM »
Hi, could you tell me something more about Otto Brauer (Gulvase)? I do mean some personal information like for example:

Date and place of birth?
Is he still living? If not, when did he die?

Thanks for all the information.

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Re: Otto Brauer
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2007, 09:21:30 PM »
All I know is that he was/is German and was a glassblower at Odense when it was part of the Kastrup/Odense/Hellerup conglomerate, who produced Gulvase until 1965.

I've heard, but can't substantiate, that he was a shopworker who landed lucky when his Gulvase frigger caught the attention of those running the glassworks. I don't know how likely it is to be true, so I would take the tale with a large pinch of salt.


 

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