Marcel Breuer, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Marcel Breuer

Hungarian-American architect

Date of Birth: 21-May-1902

Place of Birth: Pécs, Baranya County, Hungary

Date of Death: 01-Jul-1981

Profession: architect, university teacher, designer

Nationality: Hungary, United States, Germany

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Marcel Breuer

  • Marcel Lajos Breuer ( BROY-?r; 21 May 1902 – 1 July 1981), was a Hungarian-born modernist architect, and furniture designer.
  • At the Bauhaus he designed the Wassily Chair and the Cesca Chair which is “among the 10 most important chairs of the 20th century.” Breuer extended the sculpture vocabulary he had developed in the carpentry shop at the Bauhaus into a personal architecture that made him one of the world's most popular architects at the peak of 20th-century design.
  • His work includes art museums, libraries, college buildings, and residences.
  • Many are in a Brutalist architecture style.

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