Priit Vesilind

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Birthday
4, 1943
Birthplace
Estonia
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
4, 1943 (age 76)
Birthplace
Estonia

About

Estonian-American writer and photojournalist who worked for National Geographic magazine. His nonfiction works include Horse People, Estonia in the Year 1979, and The Singing Revolution.

Before Fame

After graduating from Colgate University with a degree in English, he studied photography at Syracuse University.

Trivia

He served in the U.S. Naval Reserve before accepting a photojournalist position with National Geographic.

Family Life

He immigrated with his family to the United States in 1949, escaping the Soviet Occupation of Estonia. He married Rima Vesilind in 1977.

Associated With

He was born in the same country as fellow writer Sass Henno.