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Fritz Brandtner

Full name: Friedrich Wilhelm "Fritz" Brandtner
Gender: Male
Born: July 28, 1896 in Gdańsk, Pomorskie, Poland
Died: November 7, 1969 in Montréal, Québec, Canada
Country: CAN Canada
Sport: Art Competitions


Fritz Brandtner was born in the former German town of Gdańsk (now in Poland). In World War I he fought for the German army, but spent most of his time in captivity as a POW. He then studied in Gdańsk, and was influenced by the great German expressionists and became a painter, draftsman, muralist and teacher. He immigrated to Canada in 1928, settling in Winnipeg and then tried to introduce this style to Canada, eventually succeeding in Montréal, where he had settled in 1934.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 51 London Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Paintings Canada CAN HM

Mixed Painting, Paintings

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1948 Summer 51 London Art Competitions Canada Final Standings HM Breaking Away
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