Erich Glas

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Erich Glas

Erich Glas(1897 - 1973) was an Israeli artist. He was active artist in Germany and Israel.[1] His origin is German Jewish.

Born at 1897 and served as commando soldier and later as a pilot in the Kaiser's army. Studied at the art academy at Munich (1919 - 1920) and later on at Bauhaus University, Weimar. He joined "The Young Rheinland", artistic group which was founded by Ulrich Leman. At 1934 left Germany because the Nazi regime and started living in Kibutz Yagur at Israel.

His son Uziel Gal is the inventor and designer of submachine uzi.

See also[edit]

  • The general lexikon for artist "Zaor", book 52, page 45

Saur Allgemeines Künstler Lexikon, K.G.Saur,Leipzig, 2. Aufg. vol.52, 1992


  1. ^ Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon : bio-bibliographischer Index A-Z = The artists of the world : biobibliographical index A-Z . 10 volumes. Munich : K.G. Sauer, 1999-2001 {Art Ref. N40 A55 1999}. ~ Lists names of approximately 500,000 artists from 150 countries, providing info on nationality, media, birth & death dates, and bibliographic sources. - book 52 , page 45