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Johannes Weltzer

Full name: Christian Johannes Weltzer
Gender: Male
Born: February 4, 1900 in Vester Hassing, Aalborg, Nordjylland, Denmark
Died: September 3, 1951 in Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Country: DEN Denmark
Sport: Art Competitions

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Johannes Weltzer was a Danish expressionist writer and poet. He received the bronze medal at the 1928 Art Competitions in Amsterdam in the category Literature, Lyric Works for his Symphonia Heroica (Heroic Symphony), which was a tribute to flight pioneer Charles Lindbergh. Weltzer graduated in 1918 and then studied Comparative Literature from 1920-25, study which he resumed in 1940.

Beside studies Weltzer taught at the København Public Libraries from 1920-21 and worked for a time as a proofreader. In the 1920s he made several trips around Europe to Germany, Belgium, Paris, Leningrad, and Moskva. He also published several poems and novels.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 28 Amsterdam Art Competitions Mixed Literature, Lyric Works Denmark DEN 3 Bronze

Mixed Literature, Lyric Works

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1928 Summer 28 Amsterdam Art Competitions Denmark Final Standings 3 Symphonia Héroïca, Charles Lindberg tilegnet
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