Actually I met General Eisenhover in Stockholm at Grand Hotel 1960 or 61. We had a brief conversation and was shaking hands. - Ture Sjolander
I also spend a half a day with William Holden in Stockholm and was asked by Mahalia Jackson to make a portrait of her, which I did.
She never pay me and next time she had a concert in Stockholm she could not leave the airport until she paid the bill. My solicitor was a very straight man. It was published in newspapers. I meet Gough Whitlam in Townsville and Paul Keating twice and Charlie Chaplin pay for my works like ABBA also did. I meet Greta Garbo I got Grant from the Swedish King Gustav Adolf Vl
Ben Webster play his music on the opening night of my exhibition 24 april 1965 and I met all the jazz giants. I spend a whole day with Igor Stravinsky.. That was just few people I met... or who met me...