The graphic designer MC Escher died at the age of 73. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Graphic artist known for his woodcuts and lithographs and for his mathematically inspired examination of infinity, architecture, and tessellations. He also enjoyed sketching landscapes, nature, and insects.
He was ill for much of his childhood and failed the second grade, despite the fact that he excelled in drawing. He married Jetta Umiker in 1924, and the couple settled in Rome, Italy with their three sons, Arthur, Giorgio and Jan.