Nudie

Nudie

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b. Nudie Cohen, 15 December 1902, Kiev, Russia, d. 9 May 1984, North Hollywood, California, USA. The surname has also been given as Cohn but he is usually referred to as just ‘Nudie'. His father was a bootmaker in the Russian army and as a boy he began to learn the trade of a tailor. Around 1911, because of anti-Jewish purges in Russia, he and an elder brother emigrated to the USA, where they initially settled in Brooklyn. Around 1920, he began travelling around the USA, struggl... Read more

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