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Publicity photograph of jazz musician and composer, Sigismund Witt.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 49392

Publicity photograph of jazz musician and composer, Sigismund Witt.

Sigismund Witt was the older brother of Georg Witting. He was born on February 28, 1898 in Hohensalza, Posen. He was imprisoned by the Nazis in the Gurs internment camp in southern France but managed to be evacuated to the United States in 1942. He never regained his health following the imprisonment and died at the age of 48 on August 10, 1946.

Date
1939
Variant Locale
Berlin-Buckow
Berlin-Mariendorf
Berlin-Ochstumsand
Berlin-Ploetzensee
Berlin-Reinickendorf
Berlin-Tempelhof
Berlin-Wannsee
Berlin-Schlachtensee
Berlin-Duppel
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Peter Witting
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Record last modified: 2010-07-20 00:00:00
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