René Burri (René Burri)

René Burri

Photographer. He photographed almost all the wars and crises and many of the movers and shakers of the last sixty years, with many of his photographs becoming iconic. Many of his colleagues considered him the last great photojournalist of the twentieth century. He worked for Magnum Photos and became a full member in 1959. In 1982 he was elected chair of Magnum France. He was an honorary fellow of the Royal Photographic Society. (bio by: Kendall Mellem)

Born

  • April, 09, 1933
  • Switzerland

Died

  • October, 10, 2014
  • Switzerland

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