Holocaust Memorial on the Danube, Budapest, Hungary***The Shoes on the Danube Promenade is a memorial concept by Can Togay and the sculptor Gyula Pauer on the bank of the Danube River in Budapest. It honors the Jews who were killed by fascist Arrow Cross militiamen during World War II. They were ordered to take off their shoes, and were shot at the edge of the water so that their bodies fell into the river and were carried away. **Photo: T Hulswit ,August 2012**
Created by Can Togayand Gyula Pauer,The Shoes On The Danube Bank were designed as a remembrance for the hundreds of Hungarian Jews who had to leave their shoes on the bank of the river before they were shot during the Holocaust in Hungary. in Most Fascinating Public Sculptures Photos | Architectural Digest
Ernst Pauer (1826 – 1905) was an Austrian pianist, composer and educator. Pauer's interest in early keyboard music and historically informed performance was reflected in his numerous editions. He and he was also active as an author and arranger. He retired in 1896 to Jugenheim in Germany, where he died.