Pankok, Otto, 1893-1966

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1893-06-06
Death 1966-10-10
Germans
German

Biographical notes:

Otto Pankok was born in Mülheim in 1893. He studied art at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf and at the Academie de la Grand Chaumiere, Paris. He was forbidden by the Nazis to work as an artist after 1941. In spite of this he worked in secret to record his memories of Jews, Gypsies and others who suffered in the Nazi camps.

From the description of Gypsy documents from the Otto Pankok Museum, Düsseldorf letters articles essays memoranda scripts. (United States Holocaust Memorial Museum). WorldCat record id: 122502939

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Subjects:

  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Romanies--Nazi persecution
  • Racism
  • Theater
  • Concentration camps
  • Artists
  • Christian
  • Gypsy children
  • Names--Personal
  • Arts

Occupations:

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Places:

  • Düsseldorf (Germany) (as recorded)
  • Höhenweg (Germany : Concentration camp) (as recorded)