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Rey, H.A.

Born on September 16, 1898 in Hamburg, Germany, Hans Augusto Rey grew up near the Hagenbeck Zoo, where he developed a lifelong love of animals. In 1923, his family moved to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, because inflation was rampant after World War I. Hans accompanied them, selling bathtubs in the family business.   In 1935, […]


Rey, Margret

Margret Rey was born Margarete Elisabeth Waldstein on May 16, 1906, in Hamburg, Germany. When she was in her teens, she met a boy eight years older than she. His name was Hans Augusto Reyersbach. Then Margret left her hometown to study art at Bauhaus in Dessau, Germany (where Klee and Kandinsky were on the […]