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Dillon, Leo

LC control no.n 50027332
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LC classificationPS3554.I427
Personal name headingDillon, Leo
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Variant(s)Dillon, Lionel John, Jr., 1933-2012
Birth date19330302
Death date20120526
Place of birthBrooklyn, New York, N.Y.
Place of deathBrooklyn, New York, N.Y.
Field of activityYoung adult fiction
Profession or occupationIllustrators
Found inHaugaard, E. C. The rider and his horse, 1968.
Biog. resource center (Major authors and illustrators for children and young adults), Feb. 6, 2008 (Leo Dillon; b. Mar. 2, 1933, Brooklyn, N.Y.; artist and illustrator)
New York times WWW site, May 31, 2012 (in obituary published May 30: Leo Dillon; b. Lionel John Dillon, Jr., Mar. 2, 1933, East New York, Brooklyn; d. Saturday [May 26, 2012], Brooklyn, aged 79; with his wife and longtime collaborator, Diane, he was one of the world's pre-eminent illustrators for young people, producing artwork--praised for its vibrancy, ecumenicalism, and sheer sumptuous beauty--that was a seamless amalgam of both their hands)