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Edward Steichen

Edward SteichenAKA Eduard J. Steichen

Born: 27-Mar-1879
Birthplace: Bivange, Luxembourg
Died: 25-Mar-1973
Location of death: West Redding, CT
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Quaker
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Photographer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Photo-Secessionist

Military service: US Army Air Corps (WWI, photo division, Lt. Col, retired 1918)

Wife: Clara Smith Steichen (singer, sep. 1914, div. 1922)
Daughter: Katherine Steichen ("Kate")
Daughter: Mary Calderone (physician-activist)

    Vogue Chief Photographer
    Vanity Fair Chief Photographer
    Museum of Modern Art Director of Photography (1947-62)
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 1961

Is the subject of books:
Steichen, the Photographer, 1929, BY: Carl Sandburg

Author of books:
A Life in Photography (1963, memoir)


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