Leopold Mannes

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Birthday
26, 1899
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Aug 11, 1964 (64)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
26, 1899
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Aug 11, 1964 (64)

About

Musician, chemist, and businessman who co-developed the Kodachrome film with Leopold Godowsky Jr.

Before Fame

He was a musician who specialized in the piano.

Trivia

His invention Kodachrome was the first practical film and would be used by Kodak for close to a century.

Family Life

His son married George Gershwin's younger sister Frances.

Associated With

He was a judge at the first Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.

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