Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Question 633: If you don't look good, we don't look good

__X__ was born to Jewish parents on January 17th, 1928 in Hammersmith, London. His father was from Thessaloniki, Greece, and his mother had Spanish origins. __X__ was placed in a Jewish orphanage for seven years and attended Essendine Road Primary School, a Christian school, before being evacuated to Holt, Wiltshire. Upon his return to London he left school at the age of 14 and worked as a messenger before starting a ___________ apprenticeship. Although too young to serve in the Second World War, he became a member of the 43 Group, a Jewish veterans' militia organisation that broke up Fascist meetings in East London after the end of the war. In 1948 he joined the Israeli Defence Forces to fight in the 1948 Arab-Israeli War.


He eventually rose to prominence as his work garnered appreciation for it's geometric aspects.

He had sold his name to a famous multinational but later sued them for allegedly destroying his brand. The suit was however settled before trial.

Id X and his line of expertise.


ANSWER:

X - Vidal Sassoon



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5 comments:

Siddarth Pai said...

idal Sasoon
hairdresser

his name hasn't been blanked out in the question

shyamal kumar said...

vidal sassoon hairdresser (british)

shyamal kumar said...

sold his name to procter and gamble

Pi.R.Square said...

vidal sasoon
p&G used his name on their shampoos

Rohan Danait said...

Vidal Sassoon, Barber...