Born in Mährisch Ostrau, Austro-Hungarian Empire, in 1893. Died in St. Louis, United States, in 1980.
"From the time of my escape from Berlin to Prague, I was trying to get acquainted with the members of its Jewish Community to call their attention to my ability as a portraitist. Once I made it known that I had the intention of putting together an album of portraits, the orders came in abundance.”
David Friedmann, “Das Krafft Quartett”, 8 May 1973 (Testimony), Yad Vashem Collection