Netherlandish art scholar. Brand was born in Altona, Germany, which is present-day greater Hamburg, Germany. Brand was the daughter of Friedrich Wilhelm Brand (1875-1913), a ship owner, and Anna Majud (Brand) (1876-1943). She studied art history, archaeology and history between 1930-34 at the Technische Hochschule in Munich, at Heidelberg (where she attended the lectures of Martin Heidegger) and finally Hamburg. Brand one of a group of a Ph. D.
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Architect and architectural historian; developed ideas about technology, architecture and art history. Semper was born in Altona, Germany, which is present-day greater Hamburg, Germany. He was the son of Christian Gottfried Semper, a business owner and stock trader, and Johanna Maria Paap (Semper). He attended the University of Göttingen beginning in 1823 studying mathematics, a life-long passion. In 1825, he enrolled in an architecture course at the Akademie in Munich taught by the architect Friedrich von Gärtner (1792-1847).