Louise Fitzhugh


Born
in Memphis, TN, The United States
October 05, 1928

Died
November 19, 1974

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Born in Memphis, Tennessee. She attended Miss Hutchison's School and three different universities, without obtaining a degree. According to her obituary in the New York Times, Fitzhugh graduated from Barnard College in 1950. She lived most of her adult life in New York City and had houses in both Long Island and Bridgewater, Connecticut.

She was married briefly to Ed Thompson, whom she dated in high school. After high school, she primarily dated women.

Fitzhugh was the illustrator of the 1961 children's book Suzuki Beane, a parody of Eloise; while Eloise lived in the Plaza, Suzuki was the daughter of beatnik parents and slept on a mattress on the floor of a Bleecker Street pad in Greenwich Village. Fitzhugh worked closely with author Sandra S
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“Don't mess with anybody on a Monday. It's a bad, bad day.”
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“[Harriet] hated math. She hated math with every bone in her body. She spent so much time hating it that she never had time to do it.”
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“Sometimes you have to lie. But to yourself you must always tell the truth.”
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