ANDRé DEUTSCH CBE (15 November 1917 in
* 1 Biography * 2 Current imprint * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 Further reading * 6 External links
Deutsch attended school in Budapest, where he was born, and in Vienna . The Anschluss led to him fleeing Austria because he was Jewish, and he settled in Britain.
After having learned the business of publishing while working for Francis Aldor (Aldor Publications, London), with whom he was interned in the Isle of Man during the Second World War and who had introduced him to the industry, Deutsch left Aldor's employment after a few months to continue his burgeoning publishing career with the firm of Nicholson & Watson. After the war Deutsch started his first company, Allan Wingate, but after a few years was forced out by one of his directors, Anthony Gibb. ANDRé DEUTSCH LIMITED began trading in 1952.
His small but influential publishing house ran until the 1980s, and
included books by
Jack Kerouac ,
André Deutsch died in London on 11 April 2000, aged 82.
The name "André Deutsch" is now an imprint of Carlton Publishing Group , which purchased the company from Video Collection International Plc.
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