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Gerard Hoffnung (1925-1959) was an artist and musician, best known for his humorous works.

Born in Berlin on 22nd March 1925, and named Gerhard, he was the only child of a well-to-do Jewish couple, Hilde and Ludwig Hoffnung. In 1939 his parents left Germany for London, where he attended Highgate School, while his father went to what was then the British Mandate of Palestine to enter the family's banking business. (This temporary separation became permanent as a consequence of the… read more

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  • I was born at a very early age....
  • Hi, there's a new [group]Conductors[/group] group on Last.fm. For Gerard Hoffnung's recordings see the [album artist=Various]Hoffnung Music Festivals 1956, 1958 & 1961[/album] album. I also created a [tag]gerard hoffnung[/tag] tag radio with this album and other musical comedy artists like Victor Borge. ZZee ya, Hans-Jürgen
  • His interviews are pure gold. [2]
  • His interviews are pure gold.

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