Anthony Duquette, Costume Designer of Camelot, is Dead

News   Anthony Duquette, Costume Designer of Camelot, is Dead Anthony Duquette, who designed costumes for Broadway's original Camelot, died Sept. 9 at UCLA Medical Center of complications from a heart attack, Variety reported.

Anthony Duquette, who designed costumes for Broadway's original Camelot, died Sept. 9 at UCLA Medical Center of complications from a heart attack, Variety reported. Mr. Duquette, who was 85, designed the robes, tunics, tights and more for the King Arthur-inspired musical (draping Richard Burton and Julie Andrews) with the designer, Adrian, and both won the 1961 Tony Award for their designs.

In addition to his designs for Broadway's Can Can and Kismet, he was in interior designer who created living spaces for the rich and famous, including Elizabeth Arden, J. Paul Getty, Mary Pickford and others.

Vogue called him "the 20th century's foremost designer," according to Variety. He was also a jewelry designer.

He is survived by his sister.

-- By Kenneth Jones