Irving Fiske

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Birthday
5, 1908
Birthplace
New York
DEATH DATE
Apr 25, 1990 (82)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
5, 1908
Birthplace
New York
DEATH DATE
Apr 25, 1990 (82)

About

Author and speaker who converted his Vermont farm into an artists' community known as Quarry Hill Creative Center.

Before Fame

He graduated from Cornell University and worked for the Works Progress Administration's Federal Writers' Project.

Trivia

His popular lectures during the 1960s covered topics such as religion, philosophy, and Tantric Yoga.

Family Life

His wife, the painter Barbara Hall, helped to manage Quarry Hill Creative Center.

Associated With

He controversially translated William Shakespeare's famous play "Hamlet" into Modern English.

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