Sobel, Bernard (1887-1964) | Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
Bernard Sobel was born in Attica, Indiana. He graduated from Purdue University in 1911, with a B.S in English. He received his Ph.B. from the University of Chicago and his M.S. from Wisconsin University. He was Assistant Professor of English at Purdue University, first editor of the Purdue Alumnus in 1912, and he established the publicity bureau at Purdue. He was later a lecturer on Modern Drama at Indiana University.
Some of his other achievements include an American playwright, a drama critic for the New York Mirror, an author of a number of books on theatre history, and a publicist. Among his clients were Florenz Ziegfeld, Charles Dillingham, A.L. Erlanger and Lee, Sam and Jacob Shubert.
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