Hans Scharoun

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Birthday
20, 1893
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Nov 25, 1972 (79)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
20, 1893
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Nov 25, 1972 (79)

About

Designer of the Berlin Philharmonic and Saxony's Schminke House; an advocate of expressionist and organic architecture.

Before Fame

He volunteered to serve in World War I in 1914. he was employed by mentor Paul Kruchen to join the East Prussia reconstruction team. He served as president of the Berliner Akademie der Künste (West) from 1955 until 1968.

Trivia

He was in Der Ring, a collective of Modernist architects founded in 1926.

Family Life

His family was residing in Berlin when he was born. His first wife was Aenne Hoffmeyer, whom he married in 1920.

Associated With

He and Ludwigmies Van der Rohe were in Der Ring together.