Monday, 14 April 2008

Burt Glinn

The americain Magnum photographer, Burt Glinn, died at the age of 82 last wednesday.

Born in Pittsburgh on july 23 1925, Burt Glinn did his military service before he studied litterature at Harvard where he started to take pictures for the University's paper. He was a Magnum associate in 1951 with Eve Arnold and Dennis Stock. He covered the Sinaï crisis and also covered Fidel Castro's takeover Cuba.

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