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Overview (4)

Born in Zhitomir, Russian Empire [now Zhytomyr, Ukraine]
Died in São Paulo, Brazil  (pulmonary embolism)
Birth NameAvram Yossievitch Bloch
Nicknames Seu Adolpho
Abracha
Blokha

Mini Bio (1)

Adolpho Bloch was born on October 8, 1908 in Zhitomir, Russian Empire as Avram Yossievitch Bloch. He was a producer and writer, known for Kananga do Japão (1989), Dona Beija (1986) and Tocaia Grande (1995). He was married to Anna Bentes Bloch. He died on November 19, 1995 in São Paulo, Brazil.

Spouse (1)

Anna Bentes Bloch (1980 - 19 November 1995) ( his death)

Trivia (5)

Owner of various enterprises, including "Bloch Editores", "Rádio Manchete" and "TV Manchete". The "TV Manchete", disappeared since 1999, already was the second biggest broadcasting station in Brazil.
Founder of Brazilian media group "Empresas Bloch" and creator of weekly magazine "Revista Manchete", in 1952.
His father and his mother was Russian.
Brother of writer Pedro Bloch.
In 1983, he obtained 5 concessions that were of the "TV Tupi"(the first TV station created in Brazil, 1950 and disappeared in 1980) and "TV Excelsior"(disappeared in 1970), and launched, in June 5th, the "TV Manchete", one of the biggest broadcasting stations in Brazil of the 1980's and 1990's.

Personal Quotes (2)

In the life, the important one is not to be, to have or to seem. The important one is to make, to construct, to develop.
The life alone is worthy of being lived when something for the life in life becomes.

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