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Introduction
Cornell Capa (born Kornél Friedmann; April 10, 1918 – May 23, 2008) was a Hungarian American photographer, member of Magnum Photos, photo curator, and the younger brother of photo-journalist and war photographer Robert Capa. Graduating from Imre Madách Gymnasium in Budapest, he initially intended to study medicine, but instead joined his brother in Paris to pursue photography. Cornell was an ambitious photo enthusiast who founded the International Center of Photography in New York in 1974 with help from Micha Bar-Am after a stint of working for both Life magazine and Magnum Photos.
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Introduction
Cornell Capa, younger brother of Robert Capa, worked as a photojournalist for over 30 years, and was founder and director of the International Center for Photography in New York City. He worked for "Life" magazine beginning in 1938, producing over 300 photographic essays. His images of the Russian Orthodox Church and author Boris Pasternak are among his most well known. He gave up photography in 1974.
Nationalities
American, Hungarian
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Director, Photojournalist, Photographer
Names
Cornell Capa, Cornell Friedmann, Cornel Friedmann, Kornell Friedmann
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