Al Hirschfeld’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jun 21, 1903

Death Date

Jan 20, 2003

Age of Death

99 years

Cause of Death

Ovarian Cancer

Profession

Cartoonist

The cartoonist Al Hirschfeld died at the age of 99. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Artist known for ‘Minnelli on Minnelli’ from 1999 and other caricatures of celebrities and Broadway stars such as Elvis Presley, Bruce Springsteen, the cast of ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation,’ and Bob Dylan.

He married his first wife, the European actress Dolly Haas, in 1943; together, they had daughter Nina. He and theatre historian Louise Kerz married in 1996.

Following a divorce from Florence Ruth Hobby, in 1943, he married Broadway actress/performer Dolly Haas. Haas died from ovarian cancer in 1994, aged 84.

Quotes

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Life isn’t a science. We make it up as we go.

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Artists are just children who refuse to put down their crayons.

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You always feel the drawing you are working on is the best you’ve ever done… I am only interested in the present.