American Memoirist & Essayist, Leonard Kriegel, dies at 89

American Memoirist & Essayist, Leonard Kriegel, dies at 89

Leonard Kriegel is best remembered for his scholarly and popular writings about historical phenomena. But he was best known for writing about losing the use of his legs. He has now passed away. Now know more about him in the following lines.

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How Did Leonard Kriegel Die ?

Leonard Kriegel worked as an American memoirist and essayist whose work blazed with fire at the loss of the use of his legs to polio passed away on Sept. 25 in Manhattan. He was the age of 89.  The cause was heart failure, his son Mark reported on Tuesday.

The academic and literary critic who has taught for many years at the City College of New York, Mr. Kriegel was known for his scholarly and popular writings that examined large historical phenomena (the struggles of the labor movement, the social construction of masculinity, the treatment of disabled people) at the level of the individual life — often his own.

Leonard Kriegel Age, Date of Birth, Birthday, Family, What about his father, mother, where is he from? Early Life Details

Leonard Kriegel age was 89 years old at the time of his death.  He was born to European Jewish immigrants, Fred Kriegel, a deli counterman, and Sylvia (Breittholz) Kriegel, a housewife.

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source: NYTIMES

Leonard was reared in the Norwood neighborhood in the northern part of the borough. He was born on  May 25, 1933, in the Bronx.

Leonard Kriegel Net Worth, How much did he earn?

His net worth figure is under wraps.

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Leonard Kriegel Partner, What about his relationship?

Leonard Kriegel was a married man. He was a longtime resident of Manhattan. In addition to his son Mark, he was survived by his wife, Harriet (Bernzweig) Kriegel; another son, Bruce; and two grandkids.

Leonard Kriegel Career

Leonard Kriegel taught at Long Island University before joining the faculty of City College, where he also worked as the director of the Center for Worker Education.

Kriegel was an academic and literary critic who taught for many years at the City College of New York, Mr. Kriegel was known for his scholarly and popular writings that have gained large historical phenomena.

Where he attended his High school and University? What was his major?

Kriegel earned a bachelor’s degree from Hunter College, a master’s from Columbia, and a Ph.D. from New York University, where he wrote his dissertation on the critic Edmund Wilson.

His Social Media Reach

Kriegel seems to be inactive on the social media sites such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook page.

Physical Appearance of Leonard Kriegel’s Height, Weight

HeightNot Available
Hair ColorNot Available
Eye colorNot Available
WeightNot Available
Body typeAverage
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Leonard Kriegel’s should be known

NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
Zodiac signGemini
Relationship StatusMarried

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