BORN 23 Apr 1907, Wien - DIED 28 Aug 1975, Wien|
GRAVE LOCATION Wien: Zentralfriedhof, Simmeringer Hauptstraße 234, Simmering (Gruppe 32 C, nummer 32)
Fritz Wotruba was the youngest of eight children. His father came from Bohemia and his mother from Hungary. He was educated as an engraver and worked for Josef Schantin in Vienna. Later he was a student of Anton Hanak.
Much of his work can be seen in parks in Vienna, but he is best known for the Wotruba Kirche, a church that was built between 1965 and 1976 in Vienna. He designed the grave monument for Arnold Schönberg at the Zentralfriedhof in Vienna. In 1975 he was buried there himself.
was pupil to Hanak, Anton
designed grave monument of Kurz, Selma
was teacher to Mahler, Anna Justina
designed grave monument of Schönberg, Arnold
Brook, Stephen (e.a.), Vienna, Dorling Kindersley, London, 1995
Budig, Robert S. et al, Ehrengräber am Wiener Zentralfriedhof, Compress Verlag Wien, Wien
Fritz Wotruba - Wikipedia