daniel guggenheim

Guggenheim

[goog-uhn-hahym, goo-guhn-]
noun
Daniel, 1856–1930, U.S. industrialist and philanthropist.
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Guggenheim
grant for advanced study, in reference to the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, established 1925 by U.S. Sen. Simon Guggenheim (1867-1941) in memory of his son, who died young. The senator's brother was an arts patron who founded the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation in 1937, which grew into the Guggenheim
Museum of modern art.
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