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Born: June 8, 1921, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA, June 20, 2012
Occupation: Artist

Boxing is my real passion. I can go to ballet, theatre, movies, or other sporting events... and nothing is like the fights to me. I'm excited by the visual beauty of it. A boxer can look so spectacular by doing a good job.
- LeRoy Neiman

I had a go at changing history - maybe not all by myself - I fought at the battle of Normandy, I slogged through the Ardennes, and I celebrated the liberation of Paris on the streets with beautiful French girls throwing flowers at me. I said good-bye to my first true love and discovered what I really wanted to do with my life.
- LeRoy Neiman

Imagination comes of not having things.
- LeRoy Neiman

No, I never had any dreams. The process of art is a dream in itself. The artist just doesn't... you work out something. It's yours. You don't have to go to sleep to do that. You do that on the canvas.
- LeRoy Neiman

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