Heller, Joseph

(1923-99)
   American novelist. Born in Brooklyn, he served in the American Air Force in World War II. He then studied at the Universities of New York, Columbia, and Oxford. He worked for various magazines and published Catch-22 in 1961. Other works include Something Happened, Good as Gold and God Knows.

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  • HELLER, JOSEPH — (1923–1999), U.S. novelist and dramatist. Heller was born in Brooklyn, New York, and during World War II joined the Air Force. He attended college after the war and received a Fulbright to study at Oxford. He later worked as an advertising writer …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Heller, Joseph — born May 1, 1923, Brooklyn, N.Y., U.S. died Dec. 12, 1999, East Hampton, N.Y. U.S. writer. Heller flew 60 combat missions as a bombardier in World War II before finishing his studies at Columbia and Oxford and working as an advertising copywriter …   Universalium

  • Heller, Joseph — (1 may. 1923, Brooklyn, N.Y., EE.UU.–12 dic. 1999, East Hampton, N.Y.). Escritor estadounidense. Voló en 60 misiones de combate como bombardero en la segunda guerra mundial, antes de completar sus estudios en las universidades de Columbia y de… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Heller, Joseph —    см. Хеллер, Джозеф …   Писатели США. Краткие творческие биографии

  • HELLER, JOSEPH ELIJAH — (1888–1957), Hebrew writer. Born in Ponivezh, Lithuania, Heller was a graduate of Berlin University, and lived in Russia and Germany, where he was one of the editors of the Encyclopaedia Judaica (German) and of the Enẓiklopedyah Yisre elit Eshkol …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Heller, Joseph Elijah — (1888 1957)    British Hebrew writer. He was born in Lithuania and lived in Russia and Germany. In 1938 he moved to London, where he edited the Zionist organization s journal, Tarbut, and taught. He published studies of Jewish and general… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Joseph Heller (Bamberg) — Joseph Heller (* 22. September 1798 in Bamberg; † 4. Juni 1849 ebenda) war ein deutscher Kaufmann, Heimatforscher und Sammler, außerdem einer der Pioniere der modernen Kunstgeschichte in Deutschland. Er ist bekannt durch seine Beschreibung des… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Joseph Heller — noun United States novelist whose best known work was a black comedy inspired by his experiences in the Air Force during World War II (1923 1999) • Syn: ↑Heller • Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer, ↑author * * * Joseph Heller [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Joseph — /joh zeuhf, seuhf/, n. 1. Jacob s eleventh son, the first of Jacob and his second wife, Rachel: sold into slavery by his brothers. Gen. 30:22 24; 37. 2. the husband of Mary who was the mother of Jesus. Matt. 1:16 25. 3. (Hinmaton yalaktit), c1840 …   Universalium

  • Joseph — (as used in expressions) Abbot, Sir John (Joseph Caldwell) Addison, Joseph Akiba ben Joseph Jacques Joseph Ahearn Arrow, Kenneth J(oseph) Abba Mari ben Moses ben Joseph Banks, Sir Joseph Belloc, (Joseph Pierre) Hilaire Berrigan, Daniel (Joseph) y …   Enciclopedia Universal

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