Helmut Spittel

Born05/05/1911
Germany, Bochum
Died01/01/1969
Australia, Western Australia, Perth
Father 
Mother 
Partner Selma David (12/09/1912 – 1978-79)

Notes

Parents: Max Spittel and Berta geb. Goldmann.

Clarinetist, saxophonist, violinist, violist, pianist, guitarist. Through musical engagements, Helmut ended up in Shanghai in December 1938 and Selma and their daughter joined him there; their son was born there in 1940. Surviving the war years in Shanghai, the family followed Helmut's brother Hans (Harold) to Perth where Helmut continued his musical career.

Sources

Lotte Proskauer's notes (courtesy of PF) - name, musician, Perth;
lexm.uni-hamburg.de - further biographical details.

This record was last updated on 20/05/2020 at 23:17