(1903 - 1981)
Cecil Arthur Broadhurst was active/lived in Arizona, Ontario / Canada. Cecil Broadhurst is known for desert landscape painting, songwriting.
Biography Cecil Broadhurst
Cecil A. Broadhurst, born May 8, 1903, was a Canadian artist, songwriter, actor and playwright, who had a passionate in and love for all things Western. At age 15 he began his lifelong commitment to painting, studying under LeMoine Fitzgerald and Frank Franz Johnston A.R.C.A. members of Canada's renowned Group of Seven.
In 1932 he launched out on his own, but the great Depression in the 30's led him to other fields: among them flying as a bush pilot, radio and theatre, followed by college and a year at the Detroit Art Academy. A Canadian producer asked him to paint a state set for him, which prompted Broadhurst to focus his talents on the theatre and his gift of songwriting. He subsequently wrote over a
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