Death of Al Hirschfeld

June 21, 1903 - January 20, 2003
New York, New York | Age 99

Beloved show-biz caricaturist, dies at 99
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From Merman to Madonna, from Burns (George) to Allen (Woody), show-biz caricaturist Al Hirschfeld captured the stars in his graceful, fluid pen-and-ink drawings.

But it was his sketches of Broadway performers and their shows where his art found its deepest expression and its most devoted fans.

"He was an absolute fixture--as much a part of the theater as actors," said Dorothy Loudon, an actress blessed with more than a half-dozen Hirschfelds. She owns seven of them, including...

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