Edward Steichen

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Birthday
27, 1879
Birthplace
Bivange, Luxembourg
Death Date
Mar 25, 1973 (93)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
27, 1879
Birthplace
Bivange, Luxembourg
Death Date
Mar 25, 1973 (93)

About

Renowned photographer who created The Family of Man exhibition.

Before Fame

He began his career at the age of 15 as a lithography apprentice.

Trivia

He opened Little Galleries of the Photo-Secession, which included art by Picasso, Rodin, Cezanne, Matisse, and others.

Family Life

He married his first wife, Clara Smith, in 1903, and together they had two children.

Associated With

President Lyndon Johnson presented him with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.