Manfred H. Grieb
Grieb completed a commercial apprenticeship from 1947 to 1950 and learned foreign languages at language institutes and as a guest student at the University of Würzburg . From 1951 to 1969 he was as a salaried businessman active in Germany and South America. In 1969 he started his own business with a small chain of shops and a printing company for greeting cards, gift items, stationery, etc. (company "karten-vitrine").
After selling his company in 1992, he worked as an art collector (Nuremberg city views) and gallery ( "Franconian gallery Grieb & Popp OHG") worked and worked at the four-volume Nuremberg Künstlerlexikon with over 20,000 entries, which after the publication in 2007 quickly became a standard reference work for City history of Nuremberg became. The work is also criticized for its omissions by artists with a National Socialist past.
In 1996 Grieb became a member of the Pegnese Flower Order . From 2000 to 2008 he was its vice-president, in 2007 he received the Cross of Honor of the Order of Flowers. In 2009 he founded a support association to set up a cultural history museum in Nuremberg. He was buried in the Johannisfriedhof in Nuremberg.
- (Ed.): Nürnberger Künstlerlexikon . Visual artists, artisans, scholars, collectors, cultural workers and patrons from the 12th to the middle of the 20th century . 4 volumes, Saur, Munich 2007, ISBN 978-3-598-11763-3 .
- Cultural advisor pays tribute to art collector Manfred H. Grieb , Nachrichten aus dem Rathaus, No. 143, February 24, 2012.
- Max Gnugesser-Mair: Critique of the embellished and abridged presentation of numerous artist biographies from the Nazi era in the Nuremberg Artist Lexicon , 2016
- News , Order of Flowers, 2012.
|SURNAME||Grieb, Manfred H.|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German entrepreneur and art collector|
|DATE OF BIRTH||February 6, 1933|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Wurzburg|
|DATE OF DEATH||February 20, 2012|
|Place of death||Nuremberg|