Willi Sitte

German painter (1921-2013)

Willi Sitte (28 February 1921 – 8 June 2013[1]) was a German painter. For a long time, he was the president of the East German association of visual artists.

Sitte (center) in 1987

Sitte was born on 28 February 1921 in Kratzau, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia to German parents. He was never married and had no children. Sitte died on 8 June 2013 in Halle, Germany from natural causes, aged 92.


  1. "DDR-Maler Willi Sitte (†92) tot!". Bild. 8 June 2013. Retrieved 8 June 2013.

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