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Otto Placzek

Full name: Otto Placzek
Gender: Male
Born: January 25, 1884 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Died: September 30, 1968 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Art Competitions

Biography

German stone sculptor and medalist Otto Placzek was active as an artist since 1898, and was educated from 1902-06 at the National Museum of Decorative Arts Berlin. He then started his studies at the School of Fine Arts in Berlin, and received numerous awards for his work until 1933. In 1933 Placzek was unemployed for a short period due to lack of orders. Some of his works were the tombstone of art collector Henriette Hertz (1846-1913) in Roma, portal figures for the "Graveyard of the March Fallen" in Berlin, a war memorial in Linz / Donau and several Hitler busts. Placzek created the official participation medal of the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, and numerous other military insignia, medals and decorations, as well as awards for war heroes. He was a member of the Nazi Party.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 48 Los Angeles Art Competitions Mixed Sculpturing, Unknown Event Germany GER AC
1932 Summer 48 Los Angeles Art Competitions Mixed Sculpturing, Unknown Event Germany GER AC
1932 Summer 48 Los Angeles Art Competitions Mixed Sculpturing, Unknown Event Germany GER AC
1936 Summer 52 Berlin Art Competitions Mixed Sculpturing, Medals Germany GER AC

Mixed Sculpturing, Medals

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1936 Summer 52 Berlin Art Competitions Germany Final Standings AC Die Erinnerungs-Plakette der Olympiade

Mixed Sculpturing, Unknown Event

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1932 Summer 48 Los Angeles Art Competitions Germany Final Standings AC Sport Medal I (obverse and reverse)
1932 Summer 48 Los Angeles Art Competitions Germany Final Standings AC Sport-prize
1932 Summer 48 Los Angeles Art Competitions Germany Final Standings AC Sport Medal II (obverse and reverse)
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