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Herbert Gurschner

Full name: Herbert Gurschner
Gender: Male
Born: August 27, 1901 in Innsbruck, Tirol, Austria
Died: January 10, 1975 in London, Greater London, Great Britain
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Art Competitions


Austrian-born British painter Herbert Gurschner studied in Innsbruck and Munich, before he married a wealthy British woman in 1924, and moved to London. Frequently running in aristocratic circles, he often traveled in the 1930s with the Zeppelin to the United States, where he frequently acquired portrait orders. In 1939, he obtained British citizenship and served Britain during World War II. After the war he worked mainly as a stage designer in London and took part in the 1948 London Olympics with one of his paintings. He married actress Brenda Davidoff in his second marriage.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 46 London Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Unknown Event Great Britain GBR AC

Mixed Painting, Unknown Event

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1948 Summer 46 London Art Competitions Great Britain Final Standings AC Wintersport
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