Ms. Sischy counted among her friends the fashion designer Gianni Versace, who was murdered in 1997; she served, with her spouse, Sandra Brant, as godmother to the infant son of Elton John and his husband, David Furnish.
...Ms. Sischy, who was Jewish, spent a year helping to persuade Mr. Galliano to sit for an interview. The resulting article, “Galliano in the Wilderness,” was, Mr. Carter wrote on Friday, “a marvel of empathy and disclosure.”
...Ingrid Barbara Sischy was born in Johannesburg on March 3, 1952.
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Ingrid Sischy, former editor-in-chief of Interview magazine and a well-known art, fashion and culture writer, died Friday at New York’s Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center from breast cancer. She was 63.
The fashion and art worlds have been expressing their grief over the loss with an outpouring of love online.
Graydon Carter, editor-in-chief of Vanity Fair, wrote a piece titled Ingrid Sischy: An Appreciation, explaining who he knew her to be.
He wrote, “There were so many aspects of her character to admire, but I found her saucy, cheerful stoicism to be highly attractive."
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