Capa, Robert (Andrei Friedmann)

(1913–54)
   US war photographer. Born in Hungary, Capa settled in the United States in the 1930s and became world famous for his photographs of men in battle, in the Spanish Civil War, China, the North Africa and Normandy landings in World War II, and the Israel War of Independence. Together with two other famous photographers, David SEYMOUR and Henri Cartier-Bresson, he founded the international photographic agency, Magnum Photos.
   He was killed by a landmine while covering the fighting in Indo-China. His brother Cornell (b. 1918) was a staff photographer for Life magazine before joining Magnum Photos.

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  • Andrei Friedmann — Robert Capa (* 22. Oktober 1913 in Budapest, Österreich Ungarn; † 25. Mai 1954 in Thai Binh, Französisch Indochina), eigentlich Endre Ernő Friedmann (in anderen Schreibweisen auch André Friedmann oder Andrei Friedmann), war ein amerikanischer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • CAPA, ROBERT — (1913–1954), U.S. photographer. The most famous war photographer of the 20th century, Capa, whose original name was Endre Erno Friedmann, was born in Budapest to Deszo Friedmann and Julianne Henrietta Berkovitz. Like many of his student friends,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Capa, Robert — orig. Andrei Friedmann born 1913, Budapest, Hung. died May 25, 1954, Thai Binh, Viet. Hungarian born U.S. photojournalist. In Paris he presented his photographs as the work of a fictitious rich American, Robert Capa; the deception was soon… …   Universalium

  • Capa, Robert — ► (1913 54) Fotógrafo estadounidense de origen húngaro. Su verdadero nombre era Andrei Friedman. Fue corresponsal de guerra en España (1936), donde tomó la famosa foto Muerte de un soldado republicano, y más tarde en China (1938). Cofundador de… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Capa, Robert — (22.10.1913 25.5.1954) eigentlich Andrei Friedmann, amerikanischer Fotograf ungarischer Herkunft, arbeitete ab 1936 während des Spanischen Bürgerkriegs als Kriegsberichterstatter. Während des Zweiten Weltkriegs erschienen seine Fotos vom… …   Das Lexikon aus „Bernie's Foto-Programm"

  • Capa, Robert (Friedmann, Andrei) — (1913 54)    American photographer, of Hungarian origin. Born in Hungary, he settled in the US in the 1930s and became famous for his photographs of the Spanish Civil War, China, North Africa, and Normandy landings in World War II as well as the… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Capa — /kap euh/, n. Robert (Andrei Friedmann), 1913 54, U.S. photographer, born in Hungary. * * * …   Universalium

  • Robert Capa — 1937 im Spanischen Bürgerkrieg (Fotografie von Gerda Taro) Robert Capa (* 22. Oktober 1913 in Budapest, Österreich Ungarn; † 25. Mai 1954 in Thai Binh, Französisch Indochina), eigentlich Endre Ernő Friedmann (in anderen Schreibweisen auch André… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Andrei Friedman — Robert Capa Pour les articles homonymes, voir CAPA. Robert Capa …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Robert Capa — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Robert Capa Robert Capa es el seudónimo de la pareja formada por Ernö o Ernest Andrei Friedmann (Budapest, Hungría, 22 de octubre de 1913 Thai Binh Vietnam, 25 de mayo de …   Wikipedia Español

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