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Leo Meiersdorff

 (1934 - 1994)
Leo Meiersdorff was active/lived in New York, Louisiana, California / Germany.  Leo Meiersdorff is known for jazz and culinary figurative art, expressionist abstract, mixed media painting.

Leo Meiersdorff

The following information is from Jennifer Meiersdorff, widow of the artist.

Leo Meiersdorff was born 14 December 1934 in Berlin-Charlottenburg, Germany. As a young child, he spent time living both in Berlin and the family estate in East Prussia, where his Prussian 'junker' family raised Trahkehner horses and sheep. Family trips to RĂ¼gen on the Baltic Sea and to grandparents in Magdeburg provided wonderful early childhood memories.

After WWII, Leo's family resettled in Berlin where he graduated from high school. Despite his family's objections, he began to pursue a career as an artist. Financing his studies by going to sea, he worked on a herring trawler in the North Sea and as a merchant seaman traveling far from his studies,  ...  Displaying 750 of 9486 characters.

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Photograph taken by Hank O'Neal

About  Leo Meiersdorff

Born:  1934 - Berlin, Germany
Died:   1994 - Idyllwild, California
Known for:  jazz and culinary figurative art, expressionist abstract, mixed media painting