Slavko Brill

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Slavko Brill
Slavko Brill.jpg
Born (1900-12-27)27 December 1900
Nova Gradiška, Austro-Hungarian Empire, (now Croatia)
Died 1943 (aged 43)
Jasenovac concentration camp
Nationality Croat
Occupation Sculptor
Spouse(s) Alice Brill

Slavko Brill (1900 - 1943) was a Croatian Jewish sculptor and ceramics artist born in Nova Gradiška.[1][2] He graduated in 1926 at Art Academy in Zagreb. He was incarcerated by the Ustaše in Jasenovac concentration camp where he was forced to feature along with some other Jewish artists including Daniel Ozmo and Daniel Kabiljo in a propaganda film. He died from tuberculosis in 1943.[1][3]


  1. ^ a b Ivo Goldstein (2001, pp. 327, 369)
  2. ^ Mirjam Rajner Between Local and Universal: Daniel Kabiljo, a Sephardi artist in Sarajevo on the Eve of the Holocaust pdf
  3. ^ Freidenreich, Harriet Pass (1979) The Jews of Yugoslavia: A Quest for Community. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society of America. "... Yugoslav Jewry produce a group of writers who dealt with Jewish themes, it also spawned several competent Jewish artists. ... emerged Danijel Ozmo (1912- 1942) and Danijel Kabiljo-Danilus (1894-1944), and from Zagreb, Slavko Brill."


  • Goldstein, Ivo (2001). Holokaust u Zagrebu. Zagreb: Novi Liber. ISBN 953-6045-19-2. 

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