Imre Varga

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Imre Varga in 2004

Imre Varga (1 November 1923 – 9 December 2019) was a Hungarian sculptor, painter, designer and graphic artist.[1] He was thought of as one of Hungary's most important living artists,[2] and he has been called one of the "most skilled sculptors in Hungary."[3][4] He was born in Siófok, Hungary. His best known works were the Statue of Raoul Wallenberg in Tel Aviv and the Holocaust memorial at the Dohány Street Synagogue in Budapest.

Varga died in Budapest on 9 December 2019 at the age of 96.[5]

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  1. "Imre Varga Collection". Lonely Planet. Retrieved 19 November 2014.
  2. Steves, Rick (2011), Rick Steves' Budapest, Avalon Travel, p. 84, ISBN 9781598807714.
  3. Lajos, Németh (1992). "Responsibility of the Architect". PERIODICA POLYTECHNICA SER. ARCHITECTURE. 36: 142.
  4. Berlitz: Budapest Pocket Guide.
  5. "Imre Varga mit 96 Jahren gestorben". Westdeutsche Zeitung (in German). 2019-12-10.