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Dates:  1901 - 1970
Born:  South Africa
Active:  UK
 
  
A musician turned photographer, Rogers photographed the leading names in the theatre, ballet and opera from 1934 onwards but is best known for photographing them in situ, on the stage, during a live performance.
 
[Courtesy of Pam Roberts]
As his mother and daughter remember:
 
His sitters would come to his studio and he immediately would put them at ease by choosing (very carefully) what music he thought they would enjoy. Although he was a shy man he would surprise people at the end of a talk on photography by taking his penny whistle out of his back pocket and playing a jolly tune on it!
 
[pers. comm. Peppy Peters to Alan Griffiths, email, 9 April 2013]

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