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‘Tony’ Anthony Robert Klitz

by on June 30, 2017

‘Tony’ Anthony Robert Klitz, deceased  (b.UK 1917- 2000 Ireland).

‘Tony’ Anthony Robert Klitz was an artist who specialized in cityscapes, notably London. He was born in Southport, attended Bishop Wordsworth’s School in Salisbury and studied art at the Cheltenham Art College (1936–1939), whilst simultaneously training to be an architect. Tony moved to Ireland, a country that he loved, where he died in Dublin in 2000.

Born: Anthony Robert Klitz, September 3, 1917 in Southport, United Kingdom

Died: September 19, 2000 in Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Education: Bishop Wordsworth’s School in Salisbury and Cheltenham Art College (1936-1939) while simultaneously training to be an architect. National Service in 1939 in the First Battalion the Royal Gloucestershire Hussars and the Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge’s Own). 1957 Tony studied art in France and Italy. He attained the rank of Major. Played the piano for the BBC during the war years. Tony could play anything he wanted by ear but he specialized in jazz. He did learn the music and played from it later. Tony started painting after his first marriage ended, and had regular picture displays in Liberty’s in London as well as international exhibitions.

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