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Harvey Tristan Cropper (1931-2012) was an African-American artist.
Cropper was born in New York city in 1931. He studied at the Art Students League of New York, and spent time in private study in Japan. In the early 1950s, while living at 4 Barrow Street in New York's Greenwich Village with the jazz musician Charlie Parker, Cropper taught Parker how to paint in exchange for music lessons.
He died in Stockholm from cancer in 2012.
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