Who is Theodor Adorno?
Theodor W. Adorno. First published Mon May 5, 2003; substantive revision Mon Oct 26, 2015. Theodor W. Adorno was one of the most important philosophers and social critics in Germany after World War II.
What happened at Adorno’s University of Frankfurt?
In September Adorno’s right to teach was revoked; in March, as the swastika was run up the flagpole of town hall, the Frankfurt criminal police searched the institute’s offices.
What happened to Adorno after he left Vienna?
After leaving Vienna, Adorno traveled through Italy, where he met with Kracauer, Benjamin, and the economist Alfred Sohn-Rethel, with whom he developed a lasting friendship, before returning to Frankfurt.
What was Adorno’s role in the Anbruch?
Between 1928 and 1930 Adorno took on a greater role within the editorial committee of the Musikblätter des Anbruch.