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Elliott Romano Erwitt Edit Profile

photographer , cinematographer

Elliott Romano Erwitt, American Photographer, cinematographer. American Film Institute grantee, 1973. With United States Army, 1951-1953; European Theatre of Operations.

Background

Erwitt, Elliott Romano was born on July 26, 1928 in Paris. Came to the United States, 1939. Son of Boris and Jeanette (Trepel) Erwitt.

Education

Associate of Arts, Los Angeles City College, 1947.

Career

Freelance photographer, New York City, since 1945;photographer, Magnum Photos, New York City, since 1953;president, Magnum Photos, New York City, 1966-1970;film producer, director, Elliott Erwitt Enterprises, Inc., New York City, since 1968.

Works

Membership

With United States Army, 1951-1953. European Theatre of Operations.

Connections

Married Lucienne Van Kan, 1953 (divorced 1962). Children: Ellen, Misha, David, Jennifer. Married Diana Dann, 1968 (divorced 1975).

Married Susan Lynn Ringo, December 21, 1976 (divorced April 1989). Children: Alexandra, Amelia.

father:
Boris Erwitt

mother:
Jeanette (Trepel) Erwitt

spouses:
Lucienne Van Kan

Diana Dann

Susan Lynn Ringo

children:
Ellen Erwitt

Misha Erwitt

David Erwitt

Jennifer Erwitt

Alexandra Erwitt

Amelia Erwitt