Short Portrait: Willy Fröhlich

Willy Fröhlich
Willy Fröhlich

Willy Fröhlich was born in 1907. After visiting school and university he completed his studies with a Ph D thesis on African market systems in 1941.
In 1961 he became director of the Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum for Ethnology in Cologne. Between 1965 and 1966 Fröhlich, who was a specialist in the anthropology of Africa, was secretary of the German Anthropological Association (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Völkerkunde, DGV).
Willy Fröhlich died in 1971.

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 (Text written by Vincenz Kokot in February 2012, based on BAA Prof. Riese. Additional information provided by Guido Sprenger; photo source:|home)

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