Fiore de Henriquez

 

 

Age: 82

 

Summary: internationally acclaimed sculptress whose work included life-sized statues, monumental public commissions and nearly 500 portrait busts of such figures as Queen Mother, Laurence Olivier, President Kennedy, and even a young Oprah Winfrey, whose sculptures often reflected gender dualities and tortured mythical creatures, and who kept a painful secret of her own all of her life, only recently revealing that she was a hermaphrodite who struggled for much of her life with gender identity.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: June 20, 1921

 

Died: June 5, 2004

 

Location: Tuscany, Italy