As per our current Database, Maurice Sendak has been died on May 8, 2012 (age 83).
When Maurice Sendak die, Maurice Sendak was 83 years old.
|Popular As||Maurice Sendak|
|Age||83 years old|
|Born||June 10, 1928 (Brooklyn, NY)|
Maurice Sendak’s zodiac sign is Gemini. According to astrologers, Gemini is expressive and quick-witted, it represents two different personalities in one and you will never be sure which one you will face. They are sociable, communicative and ready for fun, with a tendency to suddenly get serious, thoughtful and restless. They are fascinated with the world itself, extremely curious, with a constant feeling that there is not enough time to experience everything they want to see.
Maurice Sendak was born in the Year of the Dragon. A powerful sign, those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dragon are energetic and warm-hearted, charismatic, lucky at love and egotistic. They’re natural born leaders, good at giving orders and doing what’s necessary to remain on top. Compatible with Monkey and Rat.
Popular children's author and Illustrator who is best known for the classic book, Where the Wild Things Are. His numerous literary honors include the Caldecott Medal, the Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal, and the Hans Christian Andersen Award.
As a boy, he decided to become an Illustrator after watching Disney's Fantasia. He later studied at the Art Students League of New York.
Where the Wild Things Are was originally called Where the Wild Horses Are; however, Sendak changed his title after discovering that he was not adept at drawing horses.
He was born in New York City to Sadie Schindler Sendak and Philip Sendak, Jewish immigrants whose extended families were later killed in the Holocaust. He lived with life-partner, Dr. Eugene Glynn, for fifty years.
His popular book, Where the Wild Things Are, was adapted into a film starring Forest Whitaker.