Bemelmans, Ludwig, 1898-1962

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1898-04-30
Death 1962-10-01
Americans
German, French, English

Biographical notes:

Ludwig Bemelmans (1898-1962), author, painter, and illustrator.

From the description of Ludwig Bemelmans letters and other material, 1938-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702199017

Ludwig Bemelmans was born in Meron, Tirol, Austria in 1898. He came to the United States in 1914. He attended schools in Austria before dropping out at age 16. He became a writer, illustrator, humorist, painter, and writer of books for children. He is best known for his stories about a little girl named Madeline, which has sold millions of copies in the United States. He died in 1962. Biographical source: Something About the Author, v. 100, pp. 24-27.

From the guide to the Ludwig Bemelmans Papers, 1955-1962, (University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections)

Author and artist.

From the description of Ludwig Bemelmans papers, 1951-1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981793

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Subjects:

  • Publishers and Publishing
  • Children's literature
  • Arts
  • Art--Texas--Houston--Exhibitions
  • Literature
  • Painters, American
  • Art--Exhibitions
  • Authors and publishing

Occupations:

  • Authors
  • Illustrator
  • Artists

Places:

  • Texas--Houston (as recorded)
  • Gramercy Park (New York, N.Y.) (as recorded)