Philippe Halsman

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Birthday
2, 1906
Birthplace
Latvia
Death Date
Jun 29, 1979 (73)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
2, 1906
Birthplace
Latvia
Death Date
Jun 29, 1979 (73)

About

Latvian-born American portrait photographer known for his iconic pictures of people jumping.

Before Fame

He moved to France and began contributing to fashion magazines such as Vogue.

Trivia

He collaborated with surrealist painter Salvador Dali in the 1940s.

Family Life

His father Morduch died while they were hiking together, and he was sentenced to four years in prison.

Associated With

He received support from Albert Einstein while serving his sentence for patricide.

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