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The famous gay, lesbian, and bisexual people from Brooklyn are homosexual and bisexual identifying people who were born or raised in Brooklyn, New York. Famous gay men and lesbian women born in Brooklyn include designer Isaac Mizrahi and actor Harvey Fierstein. You can build your own list using these properties from the Brooklyn born gay and lesbian list by clicking the Build A List link to the right.

Aaron Copland was an American composer, composition teacher, writer, and later in his career a conductor of his own and other American music. Instrumental in forging a distinctly American style of composition, in his later years he was often referred to as "the Dean of American Composers" and is best known to the public for the works he wrote in the 1930s and 1940s in a deliberately accessible style often referred to as "populist" and which the composer labeled his "vernacular" style. Works in this vein include the ballets Appalachian Spring, Billy the Kid and Rodeo, his Fanfare for the Common Man and Third Symphony. The open, slowly changing harmonies of many of his works are archetypical ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 90 (1900-1990)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

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David Lawrence Geffen is an American business magnate, producer, film studio executive, and philanthropist. Geffen created or co-created Asylum Records in 1970, Geffen Records in 1980, and DGC Records in 1990. He was one of the three founders of DreamWorks SKG in 1994. His donations to the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and other educational and research donations have widened his fame beyond the entertainment industry. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 76

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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Frances Faye was a United States cabaret and show tune singer and pianist. She was born to a working-class Jewish family in Brooklyn, New York City. She was a second cousin of actor Danny Kaye. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 79 (1912-1991)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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Harvey Forbes Fierstein is an American actor, playwright, and voice actor. Fierstein has won the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for his own play Torch Song Trilogy and the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for playing Edna Turnblad in Hairspray. He also wrote the book for the musical La Cage aux Folles, for which he won the Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical, and wrote the book for the Tony Award-winning Kinky Boots. He was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame in 2007. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 61

Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

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