- Name: Edgar Bronfman Sr.
- Born: 06/20/1929
- Died: 12/21/2013 (84 years old)
- Occupation: Businessman, Philanthropist
Edgar Miles Bronfman (June 20, 1929 – December 21, 2013) was a Canadian-American businessman. He worked for his family distilled beverage firm, Seagram, eventually becoming president, treasurer and CEO. As President of the World Jewish Congress, Bronfman is especially remembered for initiating diplomacy with the Soviet Union, which resulted in legitimizing the Hebrew language in Russia, and contributed to Soviet Jews being legally able to practice their own religion, as well as emigrate to Israel.
Birth Name: Edgar Miles Bronfman
School: McGill University, Williams College
Alias: Edgar Miles Bronfman
Birth Place: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Death Place: Manhattan, New York City
Edgar Bronfman Sr. quotes :
The beauty of Judaism is that it demands we ask questions, especially of ourselves.Edgar Bronfman Sr.