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Laurent de Brunhoff

30 August 1925 -

Laurent de Brunhoff was born in Paris, France, the son of French writer and illustrator Jean de Brunhoff. He studied fine arts at the Académie de la Grande Chaumière in Paris. When his father died of tuberculosis in 1937, de Brunhoff took over the now-famous Babar series of children's books. He also produced posters, record album jackets, and animated cartoons. Since 1985, he has lived in the United States, splitting his time between Middletown, Connecticut and Key West, Florida.

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March 31, 2017 Edited by Clean Up Bot add VIAF and wikidata ID
August 16, 2011 Edited by George merge authors
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