Marcel Breuer

American, born Hungary (Pécs, Hungary [now Romania], 1902 - 1981, New York City, New York)

A native of Hungary, Marcel Breuer attended Allami Foreaiskola in Pecs before continuing his studies at the Bauhaus, a German art and architecture school founded by Walter Gropius that was in operation from 1919 to 1933.

Breuer went on to become


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