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British hair stylist who built a high-fashion empire.
He worked as a messenger and played football.
He was credited with creating the wedge-bob or Bauhaus-inspired hairstyle.
How did Vidal Sassoon die?
In June 2011 it was reported that Sassoon had been diagnosed with leukemia two years earlier. He died on 9 May 2012 at his home in Bel Air, Los Angeles. His death was originally reported to be a result of natural causes, and later reported to have been a result of his leukemia. He died in the presence of his family.
|Cause of death||Leukemia|
|Age of death||84 years|
|Birthday||January 17, 1928|
|Death date||May 9, 2012|
|Place of death||Bel Air, Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"It's hard to give advice. There are so many people, how do you give major advice to a group of people, it's very presumptuous."Vidal Sassoon
"If you get hold of a head of hair on somebody you've never seen before, cut beautiful shapes, cut beautiful architectural angles and she walks out looking so different - I think that's masterful."Vidal Sassoon
"Mary Quant is my favourite fashion designer."Vidal Sassoon
"There were so many pretty girls coming into the salon as clients, and others working in the salon. And I thought, 'Hmm. This is rather nice.'"Vidal Sassoon
"So I was shampooing at 14. But I've always thought that had I the opportunity for an education, I would have been an architect. There's no question about it."Vidal Sassoon