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Maurice Bernard Sendak

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Birthplace: New York, Kings, New York, United States
Death: Died in Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Philip Pinchas Sendak and Sadie Sendak
Partner of Eugene Glynn
Brother of Natalie "Nettie" Lesselbaum and Jacob "Jack" Sendak

Managed by: Michelle Elena Kempner
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About Maurice Sendak

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maurice_Sendak

One of the most successful illustrators of the 20th century. Since 1951 his 90-odd titles have sold nearly 30m copies in the US alone. His renowned work Where the Wild Things Are (1963), with worldwide sales of more than 19m, was a turning point not only in his own career but in the history of children's books.

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/cutline/maurice-sendak-dead-where-wild-things-author-83-131056958.html

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Maurice Sendak's Timeline

1928
June 10, 1928
New York, Kings, New York, United States
2012
May 8, 2012
Age 83
Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States