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Kermit Love
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Birth: Aug. 5, 1916
Spring Lake
Monmouth County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Jun. 21, 2008
Poughkeepsie
Dutchess County
New York, USA

Costume desinger and puppet builder, best known for his work on ballets and for building the iconic Big Bird of "Sesame Street" fame. Love started working ballets in the early 1930s working with such notable names as George Blanchine and Jerome Robbards. In the 1960s, Love met Jim Henson and puppet builder, Don Sahlin. Love used his skills as a costume designer to create full-body characters, the most notable including, Big Bird, Snuffulupogus, and the LaChoy Dragon. 
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
 
Created by: LongLiveRock
Record added: Jun 24, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27785372
Kermit Love
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Kermit Love
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- bob tarte
 Added: Jun. 21, 2014
Thank you for your puppetry. It was fun!
- Butterflyy
 Added: Apr. 27, 2013
Thank you, Mr. Love, for the magic you brought to this world through the characters you helped build.
- annabegins
 Added: Aug. 4, 2012
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