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Richard Avedon

Richard AvedonBorn: 13-May-1923
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1-Oct-2004
Location of death: San Antonio, TX [1]
Cause of death: Cerebral Hemorrhage

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Bisexual
Occupation: Photographer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Photographer of the human predicament

Military service: US Merchant Marines (1942-4)


[1] Methodist Hospital, San Antonio, TX.

Father: Jack Avedon
Mother: Anna Polonsky
Wife: Dorcas "Doe" Marie Nowell (model, b. 7-Apr-1925, m. 1944, div. 1950, d. 18-Dec-2011)
Wife: Evelyn Franklin (m. 29-Jan-1951, one son)
Son: John

    High School: DeWitt Clinton High School, Bronx, NY (1941)
    University: Philosophy, Columbia University (briefly, 1941-42)
    University: New School for Social Research (studied 1944-50)

    Harper's Bazaar Staff photographer (1945-65)
    Vogue Photographer (1966-90)
    The New Yorker Photographer (1992-2004)
    Theatre Arts Magazine 1952-53
    John Kerry for President

Official Website:
http://www.richardavedon.com/


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