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Wyler, Williamlocked

(01 July 1902–27 July 1981)
  • Michael Anderegg


Wyler, William (01 July 1902–27 July 1981), American film director and producer, was born in Mülhausen, Alsace-Lorraine, the son of Leopold Wyler, haberdasher, and Melanie Auerbach. Preparing, without enthusiasm, to join the family business, Wyler briefly attended a commercial school in Lausanne, Switzerland, but changed his plans when his mother’s cousin ...

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