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Alfred Eisenstaedt

Born: 6-Dec-1898
Birthplace: Dirschau, West Prussia, Germany
Died: 23-Aug-1995
Location of death: Oak Bluffs, MA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Mount Hebron Cemetery, Queens, NY

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Life magazine photographer

Military service: German Army (1916-18, WWI, injuries)

Emigrated the to United States, 1935.

Father: Joseph Eisenstaedt (merchant)
Mother: Regina
Wife: Kathy Kaye (South African, m. 1949 in NYC)

    Life Photographer (1936-72)
    Naturalized US Citizen 1943

Author of books:
Witness to Our Time (1966, photography)
The Eye of Eisenstaedt (1969, memoir)
People (1973, photography)
Eisenstaedt: Germany (1981, photography)

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