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ID: 500013060
 
Record Type: Person
Poelzig, Hans (German architect and painter, 1869-1936)

Note: Born 30 April 1869. Worked at the Berlin Building Office between 1893 and 1894. From 1903 to 1916, director of the Royal Art and Craft Academy of Breslau. City architect to Dresden and professor at the City's Technical High School from 1916 to 1920. From 1920 to 1924, Poelzig directed the architectural studies at the Berlin Kunstakademie, thereafter becoming professor at the Technische Hochschule of Charlottenburg, a post he held until 1933. His appointment in 1933 as head of the Associated State Schools of Architecture, Free, and Applied Arts incited objections by the Nazi Kampfbund, forcing him to resign. German architect.

Names:
Poelzig, Hans (preferred,V,index)
Hans Poelzig (V,display)

Nationalities:
German (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
architect
craftsman
teacher
scenographer
painter
designer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Berlin (Berlin state, Germany) (inhabited place)
Died:  Germany (Europe) (nation)

Events:
active:   1916-1920  Dresden (Dresden district, Saxony, Germany) (inhabited place)
active:   1920-1933  Berlin (Berlin state, Germany) (inhabited place)

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teacher of ....  Eiermann, Egon  1925-1928
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teacher of ....  Hentrich, Helmut  
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teacher of ....  Schwarz, Rudolf  1919-1923
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List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Poelzig, Hans (I)

Biographies:
(German architect and painter, 1869-1936) ..... [BHA Preferred]
(German architect, 1869-1936) ..... [AVERY]
(German architect, craftsman, theater designer and teacher; born Berlin (Germany), 1869; died Germany, 1936) ..... [CCA]
(German architect, 1869-1936) ..... [AVERY]
(German architect, 1869-1936) ..... [Grove Art]

Sources and Contributors:
Hans Poelzig ........ [VP]
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Poelzig, Hans ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, Grove Art Preferred]
............................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, Grove Art]
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Contemporary Architects (1987)
....................  Contemporary Architects [n.d.]
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  Sharp, Modern Architecture and Expressionism (1966) 36-58
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA]
.......... Contemporary Architects [n.d.]
.......... Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982) 443-444
.......... Sharp, Modern Architecture and Expressionism (1966) 39
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