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Fisher, Leonard Everett

LC control no.n 79056866
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Personal name headingFisher, Leonard Everett
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LocatedWestport (Conn.)
Birth date1924-06-24
Place of birthBronx (New York, N.Y.)
Field of activityArt Illustration of books Children's literature
Profession or occupationIllustrators Painters Authors
Found inHis Pumpers, boilers, hooks and ladders, 1961.
Something about the author, 1993: v. 73, p. 66-73 (b. 6/24/24 in the Bronx, N.Y.)
Great wall of China, 1986: title page (Leonard Everett Fisher) dust jacket (recipient in 1950 of a Pulitzer Prize for painting; author and/or illustrator of over two hundred books; lives in Westport, Connecticut)
Wikipedia, Jan. 6, 2014 (an American artist known best for children's books, also a noted painter; received his formal art training at Heckscher foundation, N.Y., the Art Students League of New York, and Brooklyn College; B.A. and M.F.A., Yale University, 1949, 1950; served in World War II with the US Army's 30th Engineer Topographic Battalion; has also designed 10 United States postage stamps; lives in Westport, Conn. with his wife)
Information converted from 678 field (M.F.A.; b. 1924)
Associated languageeng