BiographyAdomian, Lon (Adomian, Lan; Adohmyan, Lahn; Weinroth, John Jacob [real name?]); b. August 29 (24), 1905 Moghiler-Podolsk, Russia; Arrived in US November 1923; Russian American; Jewish; father Israel Weinroth, mother Bella Weinroth; No prior military service; Completed secondary school in Russia and Music Conservatory in the US; Musical composer, Director of “New Singers” on Columbia Broadcasting System; CP March 9, 1926, American Federation of Musicians, Spanish CP; Travelled to Spain on a Spanish Passport under the name of Juan Garcia Rodriguez; Received Passport# 118336 (118356) issued January 28, 1938; Domicile (father’s residence) 2256 E. 7th Street, Bronx, New York; Arrived in Spain via Agullana on February 16, 1938; Trained with the BN of Instruction Co. 5 Tarazona; Cultural Commission; Goat de Leche (Albacete) February 1938, Benisa March 1938, Denia May-October 1938, Moya October 1938; Returned to the US on December 20, 1938 aboard the Ausonia; d. May 9, 1979 in Mexico City, Mexico.
Siblings: brothers Leonardo Weinroth, Issac Dain Weinroth, sisters Judith Weinroth, Evelyn Weinroth.
Source: Scope of Soviet Activity (under Weinroth, John Jacob); Figueres List; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 855, ll. 48-56; IMDb; L-W Tree Ancestry.
Photographs: Lon Adomian in Spain RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 855, and from the web.