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Yousuf Karsh

Yousuf KarshBorn: 23-Dec-1908
Birthplace: Mardin, Turkey
Died: 13-Jul-2002
Location of death: Boston, MA
Cause of death: Natural Causes
Remains: Buried, Notre Dame Cemetery, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Photographer

Nationality: Canada
Executive summary: Portrait photographer

Father: Amsih Karsh
Mother: Bahia
Wife: Solange Gauthier (m. 1939, d. 1961)
Wife: Estrellita Karsh (m. 1962, until his death)

    Caring Institute Board of Trustees (Honorary)
    Dutch Treat Club 1965
    Naturalized Canadian Citizen 1947
    Order of Canada 1967
    Armenian Ancestry

Author of books:
Faces of Destiny (1946, photography)
Portraits of Greatness (1959, photography)
In Search of Greatness (1962, photography)
Karsh Portfolio (1967, photography)
Faces of Our Time (1971, photography)
Karsh Portraits (1976, photography)
Karsh Canadians (1978, photography)
Karsh: A Sixty-Year Retrospective (1996, photography)

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