Harry Elte

Harry Elte (born with the name Hartog Elte, Amsterdam, 3 September 1880 - Theresienstadt, 1 April 1944) was a Jewish-Dutch architect. His style is that of the Amsterdam School.

Harry Elte at a young age.

Elte was educated by Berlage. He designed several synagogues and villa's in the Netherlands, as well as a football stadium. For his parents, he designed grave stones on the Jewish cemetery of Muiderberg.

During World War II he was deported and died in the Theresienstadt concentration camp.[1]


  1. ^ van Alphen, Ernst (1998). Caught by history: Holocaust effects in contemporary art, literature, and theory. Stanford University Press. pp. 193–94. ISBN 978-0-8047-2915-4.

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