Rudolf Levy was born in Stettin, Germany. In 1899, he moved to Munich and enrolled in the Academy of the Fine Arts. In 1903, he moved to Paris. When the war broke out in 1939, he was in Florence and made plans to leave for the United States, but with no success. In December 1943, Levy was arrested and on April 1944, 5 he was deported on Transport No. 9 to Auschwitz, where he was murdered.
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