Lyonel Feininger

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Birthday
17, 1871
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jan 13, 1956 (84)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
17, 1871
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jan 13, 1956 (84)

About

Popular painter and cartoonist known for his contributions to several magazines. In 1955, he was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Before Fame

At 16, he moved to Germany for school.

Trivia

His son, T. Lux Feininger, lived to be 101.

Family Life

His father, Karl, was an accomplished violinist, and his mother was a singer.

Associated With

Along with acclaimed poet Heather Mchugh, he was published several times in the New York Times book review.