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HomeContents > People > Photographers > Catherine Leroy

Dates:  1944 - 2006, 8 July
Born:  France, Paris
Died:  US, CA, Santa Monica
Active:  Vietnam
 
  
French-born war photographer who recorded the Vietnam War for LIFE. She later worked for the Gamma and Sipa photo agencies and sold work to The Associated Press and United Press International. In addition to the Vietnam War she recorded the conflicts in Somalia, Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran and Libya.

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The following books are useful starting points to obtain brief biographies but they are not substitutes for the monographs on individual photographers.

 
• Lenman, Robin (ed.) 2005 The Oxford Companion to the Photograph (Oxford: Oxford University Press)  [Includes a short biography on Catherine Leroy.] 
  
 
  
 
  
 
  
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