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