Harold Ford Morrison Bio Age, Son, Wife, Death, Net Worth

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Harold Ford Morrison Biography

Harold Ford Morrison is an American architect based in New York since 1992. He has been an architect for Princeton University’s Plasma Physics Laboratory. He is the older son of the celebrated novelist, essayist, editor, and teacher Toni Morrison.

Harold Ford Morrison Age

Ford was born on 18 June 1961 in Washington DC. He died at the age of 45 years on 22 December 2010 from Cancer.

Harold Ford Morrison Education

He attended the University of California at Berkeley and also studied at the Architectural Association in London.

The idea of the film to document artists and writers in Paris was an opportunity for Harold to examine the unpoliced language of politics and art. The Louvre provided him an ideal setting for the dissemination of both art and theory to many new participants. For eight weeks, he filmed the newly curated installations, slam poets and writers, choreographers, dancers, musicians, and actors.

Harold Ford Morrison Family

Ford was born to Jamaican architect Harold Morrison and American writer Toni Morrison. His parents met when his mother was teaching at Howard. His parents divorced in 1964 when his mother was pregnant with a second child. He has a younger brother Slade Morrison.

Harold Ford Morrison Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison has been a multiple award-winning writer since she began her editing career in 1965. Toni won the Pulitzer Prize and the American Book Award in 1988 for Beloved (1987). She was also awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993.

Toni Morrison was presented with the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama on 29 May 2012. She gained recognition for her novel, Song of Solomon. It was the main selection of the Book of the Month Club, the first novel by a black writer to be so chosen since Richard Wright’s Native Son in 1940. She is also known for many other books including:

  • The Bluest Eye – 1970
  • Sula – 1973
  • Song of Solomon – 1977
  • Tar Baby – 1981
  • Beloved – 1987
  • Jazz – 1992
  • Paradise – 1997
  • Love – 2003
  • A Mercy – 2008
  • Home – 2012
  • God Help the Child – 2015
  • “Recitatif” – 1983
  • “Sweetness” – 2015
  • Burn This Book: PEN Writers Speak Out on the Power of the Word, editor – 2009
  • The Origin of Others – 2017The Source of Self-Regard: Essays, Speeches, Meditations – 2019

Harold Ford Morrison Mother’s Death

Toni Morrison died at the age of 88 years on 5 August 2019. She died from complications of pneumonia at Montefiore Medical Center in The Bronx, New York City. The news of her death was announced by her publisher, Alfred A. Knopf. She had been living in Grand View-on-Hudson, N.Y.

Harold Ford Morrison Brother | Slade Morrison

Ford’s younger brother, Slade (born:1965) was an artist, musician, writer. He spent the majority of his adult life living in New York. Slade died of pancreatic cancer on 22 December 2010. He was never married and had no children either. Slade and his mother Toni have written several books together. They include:

  • The Big Box – 1999
  • The Book of Mean People – 2002
  • Who’s Got Game? The Ant or the Grasshopper?, The Lion or the Mouse?, Poppy or the Snake? – 2007
  • Peeny Butter Fudge – 2009
  • Please, Louise – 2014

His site still showcases dozens of pieces of artwork painted by Slade, many of which are still available for purchase. The cost of his artwork ranges from $500-$1,000 a piece.

On Slade’s website, some quotes are available to describe a selection of abstract paintings. He has a painting called “Disgust”, the quote reads, “I am looking at a ten or fifteen-pound object on my floor. It looks, however, as though it has no weight at all because the light has obscured and hidden its volume. All I can see is that it is two things: one, it is only a floor-an existing plane, and two, it is dark. Weight and volume are judgments of the mind.”

The publication of Toni’s Home finished after Slade’s death. She dedicated the book to him. Toni also did stop working for a period after his death, though the length of that time period is unknown.

Harold Ford Morrison Wife

Ford keeps his personal life very private and he has not yet disclosed any information regarding his dating life or his wife.

Harold Ford Morrison Children

There is no available or disclosed information regarding Harold Ford’s children.

Harold Ford Morrison Architect

Harold got a job in an architectural firm as an intern in New Orleans at the age of 15. He says that from that time on that work was important.

Harold Ford Morrison Princeton

For a period not well known, Harold Ford has been an Architect for Princeton University‘s Plasma Physics Laboratory.

Harold Ford Morrison Net Worth

Ford has been in the architectural career for a long time, his net worth is however not disclosed.

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