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Who is Al Hirschfeld?

Al Hirschfeld: Albert "Al" Hirschfeld was an American caricaturist best known for his black and white portraits of celebrities and Broadway stars.

  • also known as Albert Hirschfeld, Hirschfeld, The Line King
  • born on (112 years ago) in St. Louis, child of Isaac Hirschfeld
  • ethnicity: Jewish people
  • nationality: United States of America
  • education: Art Students League of New York
  • profession: Artist, caricaturist, painter, visual artist
  • spouses:
    • Marriage with Dolly Haas between and (51 years)
    • Marriage with Florence Ruth Hobby
    • Marriage with Louise Kerz between and (6 years and 3 months)
  • parent of Nina Hirschfeld
  • died on (12 years ago) in New York City of natural causes
  • written works: "Manhattan oases", "Hirschfeld's Harlem", "Harlem as seen by Hirschfeld", "The American theatre as seen by Hirschfeld", "The world of Hirschfeld", "The entertainers", "Show business is no business", "Artists in line"
  • some of the awards:
      • Special Tony Award (For 50 years of theatrical cartoons (Theatre Award '75))
      • Special Tony Award (Brooks Atkinson Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre)

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Google previewEncyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance (2012)

by Cary D. Wintz, Paul Finkelman

Handy,the cartoonist Al Hirschfeld, andthe author Henry Miller. Just as Delaney's subjects wereinspired by the white ...

Google previewBlumenfeld's Dictionary of Musical Theater (2010)

Opera, Operetta, Musical Comedy by Robert Blumenfeld

Al Hirschfeld Theatre, 2009 (still running as of this writing); film, 1979. The iconoclastic show, with a brilliant score, was known for its far out advocacy of flower power, the psychedelic drug culture, and anti-war activism, as well as for its onstage ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Alcohol (2014)

Social, Cultural, and Historical Perspectives by Scott C. Martin

Some other artists whose work is featured in Absolut ads are: Kenny Sharf, Armand Arman, Ed Ruscha, Al Hirschfeld, Chris Ofili, Damien Hirst, Louise Bourgeois, Nam June Paik, Maurizio Cattelan, and writer Kurt Vonnegut. Creativity and ...

Google previewScreen World Presents the Encyclopedia of Hollywood Film Actors: From the silent era to 1965 (2003)

by Barry Monush

1998: The Line King: The Al Hirschfeld Story. NY Stage: 1941: ...

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Artists are just children who refuse to put down their crayons. (Al Hirschfeld)
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