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Le Corbusier (1887–1965)

Le Corbusier was born on October 6, 1887 in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland as Charles Edouard Jeanneret. He was a writer, known for Le Corbusier, l'architecte du bonheur (1957), La chapelle de Romchamp (1964) and England Home & Beauty (1976). He was married to Yvonne Gallis. He died on August 27, 1965 in Roquebrune, France. See full bio »


(age 77) in Roquebrune, France

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 1976 England Home & Beauty (Short) (writings)
 1964 La chapelle de Romchamp (Documentary short) (commentary)
 1957 Le Corbusier, l'architecte du bonheur (Short) (inspiration)
 1930 L'architecture d'aujourd'hui (Documentary short)
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 2001 Max Payne (Video Game) (thanks: for inspiration in furniture design)
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 2017/I Konstsamlaren och katastrofen (Documentary)
 1959 Monitor (TV Series documentary)
 1950 Life Begins Tomorrow (Documentary)
 1945 L'art retrouvé (Documentary short)
 1938 Les bâtisseurs (Documentary)
 1930 L'architecture d'aujourd'hui (Documentary short)
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 2009 Oscar Niemeyer - A Vida É Um Sopro (Documentary)
 2007 Great Expectations (TV Movie documentary)
 1980 The Shock of the New (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- Trouble in Utopia (1980) ... Himself
 1969 Dieu a choisi Paris

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Space and light and order. Those are the things that men need just as much as they need bread or a place to sleep. See more »


Took his eventual name Le Corbusier in 1920. He came from a family of watch engravers in Switzerland, and his mother was a musician. See more »

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