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Schapiro, Meyer (Meir Schapiro)

Born: 1904 AD
Died: 1996 AD, at 91 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Historian


1904 - Born on the 23rd of September in Shavel Šiauliai, Lithuania.

1907 - His family immigrated to the United States.

         - He received his bachelors' and doctorate degrees from Columbia University.

1928 - He began teaching.

1952 - Became a full professor at Columbia.

1964 - The Parma Ildefonsus.

         - Schapiro was a proponent of modern art, and published books on Van Gogh and Cezanne and various essays on modern art.

         - He was a founder of Dissent, along with Irving Howe and Michael Harrington.

1996 - Died on the 3rd of March in New York City at the age of 91.


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