Snider, Lee was born on January 8, 1939. Son of Melvin Murray and Esther (Brezner) Snider.
Bachelor, Brandeis University, 1960.
Secretary to assistant editor Chappell Music Publications, New York City, 1963-1970, senior editor, art director, 1971-1977. Owner, photographer Lee Snider/Photo Images, since 1977. Photography consultant France Press/France Today, San Francisco, since 1988.
Photographed for such publications as Cowles Publications, Ltd., Laubach Literacy International, International Readers' Association, Fodor's Travel Guides, others.