Born in Kyjov, Austro-Hungarian Empire, in 1902. Murdered in Sachsenhausen in 1944.
"A diligent bird is Mr. Plaček.
Two or three lines – is that me?
I wish the maker of the drawing
an extra food ration for the whole year."
Norbert Frýd, 1943Bella Shomer-Zaitchik, Double signature: Portraits of Personalities from the Terezin Ghetto - Max Plaček (ex. cat.), Yad Vashem Art Museum, Jerusalem, Spring 1994, p. 67.