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William Wauer

Full name: William Ernst Hermann Wauer
Gender: Male
Born: October 26, 1866 in Oberwiesenthal, Sachsen, Germany
Died: March 10, 1962 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Art Competitions


German sculptor William Wauer studied at the Art Academies in Dresden, Halle and Berlin, and for two years in San Francisco and New York. In addition, he studied philosophy and art history in Leipzig. Wauer was an art critic, wrote theater reviews, was a feature editor and published art magazines. He also spent some time as head of the advertising department of Lingner-Werke, where he developed a famous advertising campaign for “Odol” mouthwash.

Beginning in 1913, Wauer made films and owned his own film company until 1916. In 1918 he began exhibiting sculptures and busts and worked as a portraitist. In the 1920s he worked at the Bauhaus in Weimar. In 1933 Wauer was considered degenerate by the Nazis and in 1941 was banned from working. After 1945 he again worked as a sculptor and painter.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 61 Amsterdam Art Competitions Mixed Sculpturing, Statues Germany GER AC

Mixed Sculpturing, Statues

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1928 Summer 61 Amsterdam Art Competitions Germany Final Standings AC Schlittschuhläufer
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