Heinrich Blum

Heinrich Blum (name sometimes written in Czechized form Jindřich Blum; 16 January 1884, in Soběšice, today part of Brno – 1942) was a Czech architect.

Heinrich Blum Portrait

Blum was born into a Jewish family. From 1903 to 1921 he studied at German Technical University in Brno. His study was interrupted by the WWI, where he served in the Austrian army until 1918. Later he continued to work at the university. Together with architects Arnošt Wiesner, Otto Eisler and Zikmund Kerekes he was influenced by works of Adolf Loos. In 1942 Blum was deported to concentration camps Theresienstadt and Lublin. He died at an unknown location.