Daniel Libeskind

American, born Poland (Lodz, Poland, 1946)

As a child growing up in Poland, Daniel Libeskind's first talent was music. But after his family emigrated to New York City during his teen years, Libeskind devoted himself to a second art: architecture.

In the early 1960s, he studied under John

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