At 83, and given his recent health, it's not like it was unexpected. And I swear I was fine with this until I wrote the headline.
Maurice Sendak, Children's Author, Dies at 83 [nytimes]
image via inandoutofweeks.com, a project blog for Oliver Knussen's upcoming Sendak-related performances.
Previously, a ton of stuff, obviously, but this hilarious quote about birth and The Learning Channel from a 2003 interview is a standout