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Alfred Eisenstaedt

Alfred Eisenstaedt, German photojournalist. Work has covered outstanding events and persons throughout the world. A pioneer in introduction of candid camera technique into news reporting.

Background

  • Eisenstaedt, Alfred was born on December 6, 1898 in Dirschau, Germany. Came to United States, 1935. Son of Joseph and Regina (Schoen) Eisenstaedt.

  • Education

    • Graduate, Hohenzollern Gymnasium, Berlin.

    Career

    • Staff photographer Life magazine 1936-1972, People magazine since 1972. Freelance work including advertising, promotion and giving lectures throughout United States of America. Photographer of the Year 1951, Culture.

    Major achievements

    • Work has covered outstanding events and persons throughout the world. A pioneer in introduction of candid camera technique into news reporting.

    Works

    • Eisenstaedt: Martha's Vineyard
    • Pioneering photojournalist Alfred Eisenstaedt's affinity for Martha's Vineyard began in the late 1930s, and since then he has rarely missed a summer's pilgrimage to the quaint American retreat.

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, hiking, greenhouse gardening.

    Connections

    • Married Kathy Eisenstaedt (died in 1972).
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    Born December 6, 1898
    Died August 23, 1995
    (aged 96)
    • 1929 - 1935
      Special photo reporter Pacific and Atlantic Photos
    • 1936 - 1995
      staff photographer Life magazine

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      • Special photo reporter Pacific and Atlantic Photos
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      • staff photographer Life magazine
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      • Work has covered outstanding events and persons throughout the world. A pioneer in introduction of candid camera technique into news reporting.
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      • Author: Witness to Our Time, 1966, The Eye of Eisenstaedt, 1968, Martha's Vineyard, 1970, Witness to Nature, Wimbledon: A Celebration, People, Eisenstaedt's Album, Eisenstaedt's Guide to Photography, 1978, Eisenstaedt-Germany, 1980, Eisenstaedt-Aberdeen, 1984, Eisenstaedt on Eisenstaedt, 1985, Eisenstaedt-Martha's Vineyard, 1988, Eisenstaedt: Remembrances, 1990.
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      • book: Eisenstaedt Germany
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      • book: EISENSTAEDT: GERMANY.
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      • book: Germany di Alfred Eisenstaedt
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      • book: Eisenstaedt: Aberdeen : Portrait of a City
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      • book: Eisenstaedt's Aberdeen: A Photographic Record
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      • book: Eisenstaedt on Eisenstaedt: A Self-Portrait
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      • book: Eisenstaedt's Guide to Photography
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      • book: Eisenstaedt's Album: 2
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      • book: Eisenstaedt's Celebrity Portraits: Fifty Years of Friends and Acquaintances
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      • book: Eisenstaedt: Remembrances
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      • book: Eisenstaedt, Remembrances. 1990. Cloth with dustjacket.
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      • book: Eisenstaedt: Remembrances 1st edition by Eisenstaedt, Alfred (1990) Hardcover
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      • book: Eisenstaedt's Celebrity Portraits: Fifty Years of Friends and Acquaintances
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      • book: Eisenstaedt: Aberdeen : Portrait of a City
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      • book: ALFRED EISENSTAEDT : WITNESS TO OUR TIME [First Edition] 1st
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      • book: Alfred Eisenstaedt: The First Fifty Years
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      • book: ALFRED EISENSTAEDT : WITNESS TO OUR TIME [First Edition] 1st
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      • book: Eisenstaedt Germany
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      • book: Eisenstaedt on Eisenstaedt : a Self-Portrait / Photos and Text by Alfred Eisenstaedt ; Introduction by Peter Adam
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      • book: Eisenstaedt on Eisenstaedt: A Self-Portrait by Eisenstaedt, Alfred (1985) Hardcover
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      • book: Eisenstaedt on Eisenstaedt: A Self-Portrait Hardcover - February 1, 1985
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      • book: EISENSTAEDT'S ALBUM - FIFTY YEARS OF FRIENDS AND AQUAINTANCES
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      • book: Eisenstaedt's Album. Fifty Years of Friends and Acquaintances. 1976. Cloth wwoth dustjacket. Inscribed by Alfred Eisenstaedt.
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      • book: Eisenstaedt's Guide to Photography by Eisenstaedt, Alfred (1981) Paperback
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      • book: Witness to Our Time
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      • book: Witness to our Time
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      • book: Witness to Our Time Hardcover - November 20, 1980
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      • book: Eisenstaedt's GUIDETO PHOTOGRAPHY
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      • book: Eisenstaedt, Remembrances. 1990. Cloth with dustjacket.
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      • book: EISENSTAEDT: GERMANY.
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      • book: Eisenstaedt: Martha's Vineyard by Eisenstaedt, Alfred, Burroughs, Polly (1988) Hardcover
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      • book: Eisenstaedt: Remembrances
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      • book: Eisenstaedt: Remembrances 1st edition by Eisenstaedt, Alfred (1990) Hardcover
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      • book: ALFRED EISENSTAEDT. Witness To Our Time. Foreword by Henry R. Luce.
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      • book: The Eye of Eisenstaedt
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      • book: Witness To Our Time. 1967. Cloth with dustjacket.
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      • book: Witness To Our Time. 1967. Cloth with dustjacket. Inscribed by Alfred Eisenstaedt.
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      • book: Germany di Alfred Eisenstaedt
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      • book: Middle East Development ; Some Current Economic Problems. Articles Based on Lectures Held At a Seminar / Editor: M. Eisenstaedt
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      • book: People by Eisenstaedt Alfred (1979-01-25) Paperback
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      • book: Eisenstaedt's Aberdeen: A Photographic Record
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      • book: WIMBLEDON. A Celebration. Text by John McPhee. Photographed by Alfred Eisenstaedt.
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      • book: Alfred Eisenstaedt, The First Fifty Years. 1976. Paper.
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      • book: ALFRED EISENSTAEDT. Witness To Our Time. Foreword by Henry R. Luce.
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      • book: Eisenstaedt's Album: Fifty Years of Friends and Acquaintances. Introd. by Philip B. Kunhardt, Jr.
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      • book: Eisenstaedt's Celebrity Portraits : fifty years of friends and acquaintances
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      • book: Eisenstaedt's Celebrity Portraits; Fifty Years of Friends and Acquaintances
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      • book: The eye of Eisenstaedt, 'Life' photographer,
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      • book: The Sea around Us. / Rachel L. Carson ; with an Introd. by Maitland A. Edey ; Ill. with Photographs by Alfred Eisenstaedt
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      • book: Witness To Our Time. 1967. Cloth with dustjacket. Inscribed by Alfred Eisenstaedt.
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