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Frank Gehry

Architect Frank Gehry

Full Name: Frank Goldberg
Profession: Architect

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Biography: Frank Gehry has been called the "most important architect of our time" and many of his building have become worldwide attractions in themselves.

His most famous building is perhaps the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain, that has been credited with rejuvenating the city.

Other important works include the Walt Disney Music Hall in Los Angeles and the Strata Center at MIT in Massachusetts.

Born: February 28, 1929
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Age: 93 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces

Historical Events

  • 1997-10-18 The groundbreaking Guggenheim Museum, designed by Frank Gehry, is inaugurated by King Juan Carlos I in Bilbao, Spain
  • 2003-10-24 Walt Disney Concert Hall, new home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, designed by Frank Gehry, opens in downtown Los Angeles, California
  • 2021-05-07 Philadelphia Museum of Art unveils major interior renovation and expansion designed by American architect Frank Gehry

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