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Al Hirschfeld

( b. Jun 21, 1903 St. Louis, Missouri, USA - d. Jan 20, 2003 New York, New York, USA ) Male
Relations: Husband of Florence Ruth Hobby (his first wife; dates unknown)
Husband of Dolly Haas (1942 - 1994) her death
Husband of Louise Manning (10/23/1996-01/20/2003) his death

Images to the left © Al Hirschfeld. Reproduced by arrangement with Al Hirschfeld’s Exclusive Representative, The Margo Feiden Galleries Ltd., New York

Primarily known as a caricaturist, Al Hirschfeld was a renowned American artist best known for his distinctive, simple black and white portraits of celebrities and Broadway stars. In addition to his Tony and Drama Desk Awards mentioned below, he was also the recipient of the 1984 Brooks Atkinson Award for Lifetime Achievement.

On June 21, 2003, Broadway's Martin Beck theatre on West 45th Street was renamed in his honor.

ProductionsDate of Productions
Jackie Mason: Politically Incorrect
[Special, Solo, Stand-up, Comedy, Original]
  • Cover art by Al Hirschfeld
Apr 05, 1994 - Jun 04, 1995
Jackie Mason's The World According to Me!
[Special, Solo, Stand-up, Comedy, Original]
  • Artwork by Al Hirschfeld
May 02, 1988 - Dec 31, 1988
Jackie Mason's The World According to Me!
[Special, Solo, Stand-up, Comedy, Original]
  • Artwork by Al Hirschfeld
Dec 22, 1986 - Jan 02, 1988
Passionate Ladies
[Play, Solo, Original]
  • Cover drawing by Al Hirschfeld
May 05, 1981 - May 10, 1981
At the Drop of a Hat
[Musical, Revue, Original]
  • Frontcloth by Al Hirschfeld
Oct 08, 1959 - May 14, 1960
Special EventsDate of Special Events
Angela Lansbury - A Celebration
[Special, Benefit, Original]
  • Program artwork by Al Hirschfeld
Nov 17, 1996 - Nov 17, 1996
1999 Drama Desk Award Special Award
winner Al Hirschfeld (Lifetime Achievement) [recipient]
1975 Tony Award® Theatre Award '75
winner Al Hirschfeld (for 50 years of theatrical cartoons) [recipient]
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