Date of birth
Aug 24 1916
Date of death
May 22 2006
Place Of birth
Chicago/Illinois/United States of America
Place Of death
New York City/New York/United States of America
Nationality
American
Biography
Born in Chicago, Lester Polakov went to New York to study painting and drawing with George Grosz, and stage design with Milton Smith at Columbia University.

In 1958, Polakov established the Polakov Studio of Stage Design, later known as the Studio and Forum of Stage Design, where many other designers have gotten their start.

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