|Birth name||Josef Carl Peter Neckermann|
|Born||5 June 1912|
Würzburg, Kingdom of Bavaria, German Empire
|Died||13 January 1992 (aged 79)|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||65 kg (143 lb)|
|Club||RV Gravenbruch, Neu-Isenburg|
Josef Carl Peter Neckermann (5 June 1912 – 13 January 1992) was a German equestrian and Olympic champion. He won Olympic medals at four different Olympics, in 1960, 1964, 1968 and 1972. Later Neckermann became a member of the West German National Olympic Committee.
In 1957, Joel got a compensation of 2 million West German marks for his former company from Neckermann who ran the most successful German mail order selling company at the time.
- "Josef Neckermann". SR/Olympic Sports. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 27 December 2008.
- "BUSINESS ABROAD: The Mail Order King". Time. 29 February 1960. Archived from the original on 1 March 2010.
- Fred Schruers (28 October 2014). Billy Joel: The Definitive Biography. Crown/Archetype. pp. 26–. ISBN 978-0-8041-4020-1.