Magie Hamann-Schneider was born
in Luebeck, Germany.
Magie as a young child was educated
in the art of ballet dancing and was also involved with acting in her home
town theater. From 1972-1978 she studied art history at the University of
Kiel together with her husband Sigurd
On completion of her studies she turned towards studying dramatic art at
the theatre school of Kiel. After which she opened her own local theatre
group. During this time she had correspondence and friendship with Henry
Miller in 1979.
It was during the time from 1988-1991 while living with her husband in San
Remo in Italy she discovered her love of painting. Both Magie and her husband
Sigurd had their own small gallery in an international artist village, which
was near to San Remo.
Magies paintings have been exhibited in Germany, but also in some galeries
in Italy, France and Spain.
Upon returning to Germany with her husband they lived in Hamburg before returning
to their hometown of Luebeck.