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Geoffrey Holder

 (1930 - 2014)
Geoffrey Holder was active/lived in New York / Spain.  Geoffrey Holder is known for still life and figure painting, photography, sculpture, set and costume design.

Biography  
Geoffrey Holder


Following is The New York Times obituary of the artist by Jennifer Dunning and William McDonald, written October 6, 2014.

Geoffrey Holder, the dancer, choreographer, actor, composer, designer and painter who used his manifold talents to infuse the arts with the flavor of his native West Indies and to put a singular stamp on the American cultural scene, not least with his outsize personality, died on Sunday in Manhattan. He was 84.

Charles M. Mirotznik, a spokesman for the family, said the cause was complications of pneumonia.

Few cultural figures of the last half of the 20th century were as multifaceted as Mr. Holder, and few had a public presence as unmistakable as his, with his gleaming pate atop a 6-foot-6 fra  ...  Displaying 750 of 10789 characters.



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About  Geoffrey Holder

Born:  1930 - Port of Spain, Trinidad
Died:   2014 - Manhattan, New York
Known for:  still life and figure painting, photography, sculpture, set and costume design