Tuesday, December 25, 2007

R.I.P.: Diane Middlebrooks

Diane Middlebrooks
(b: 1939, Pontacello/ID; d: 15.Dec.2007)

The biographer Diane Middlebrooks died December 15th at the age of 68 from cancer. Middlebrooks is best known for her biographies on Anne Sexton and Sylvia Plathz, but also for her 1998 book "Suits Me. The Double Life of Billy Tipton" about a female jazz musician who lived as a man. Obituary: San Francisco Chronicle, Guardian.

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