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Arnold Simeon van Wesel

Amsterdam, – Bergen-Belsen,

Reached the age of 26 years

Occupation: Cabaret performer

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About Arnold Simeon van Wesel

Nol van Wesel was 'Johnny' of the singing couple Johnny & Jones. Kannewasser was Jones. Van Wesel sold domestic appliances at De Bijenkorf department store in the 1930s. Together with Kannewasser and a few others, they organised the company parties. In 1936, they started singing as Johnny & Jones.

In September 1943, they ended up in Westerbork, where they performed in the famous revue. They worke…

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Johnny and Jones platenhoes

Platenhoes voor en achterkant. 76 toeren plaat

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Wolf van Wesel and his family

In addition, Jokos files (numbers 50049, 54009) on this family or other family members are at the Amsterdam Municipal Archive. Access is subject to authorization from the Stichting Joods Maatschappelijk Werk.The Jokos files reveal that a claim was lodged for compensation for valuables surrendered to the Lippmann-Rosenthal looting bank (L-claim, number 3).

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Max en Nol: familie en beroemd jazzduo jaren 30 en 40

Nol van Wesel en Max Kannewasser

In de jaren dertig van de 20ste eeuw is het Amsterdamse duo Johnny & Jones gevormd door Nol (Arnold Siméon) van Wesel (3 augustus 1918 - 15 april 1945) en Max (Salomon Meyer) Kannewasser (24 september 1916 - 20 maart 1945) razend populair.

De populariteit van Johnny en Jones startte bij hun eerste single 'Mijnheer Dinges Weet Niet Wat Swing' Is. Zichzelf begelei…

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