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Bel Geddes, Norman

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Born: 1893 AD
Died: 1958 AD, at 65 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Designers, Director, Producers

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American theatrical and industrial designer

 

1893 - Born on the 27th of April in Adrian, Michigan.

 

1918 - Began his career as the scene designer for the Metropolitan Opera.

 

1929 - Designed a 9-deck amphibian airliner, which incorporated areas for deck-games, an orchestra, a gymnasium, a solarium, and two airplane hangars.

 

1939 - Designed the General Motors Pavilion, known as Futurama, for the  New York World's Fair.

 

1960 - Published his autobiography, Miracle in the Evening.

 

1958 - Norman Bel Geddes died on 8th of May.

 

He was the father of actress Barbara Bel Geddes.

 

 

 


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