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Eliott Landy

Elliott Landy (born 1942) is a photographer best known for his iconic photographs of rock musicians. A 1959 graduate of the Bronx High School of Science, ten years later he was the official photographer of the 1969 Woodstock Festival.

Dorothea Lange

Dorothea Lange (May 26, 1895–October 11, 1965) was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist, best known for her Depression-era work for the Farm Security Administration (FSA).

Sergio Larrain

Sergio Larrain was born in 1931 in Santiago de Chile. He studied music before taking up photography in 1949, from which year until 1953 he studied forestry at the University of California at Berkeley.

Guy Le Querrec

Born in 1941 in Paris into a modest family from Brittany, Guy Le Querrec shot his first pictures of jazz musicians in London in the late 1950s, making his professional debut in 1967.

Russell Lee

Russell Lee (July 21, 1903, Ottawa, Illinois–August 28, 1986, Austin, Texas) was an American photographer and photojournalist, best known for his work for the Farm Security Administration (FSA).

Arthur Leipzig

Arthur Leipzig was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1918. After studying photography at the Photo League in 1942, he became a staff photographer for the Newspaper PM, where he worked for the next four years. During this period, he completed his first photo essay, on children's street games.

Paul LePercq

On the Board of Directors for Magnum. Please help contribute more information regarding Paul LePercq and his history with Magnum. 

 

Source: Magnum Foundation Archive, MF014-001, Box 1, Membership Chronology

Erich Lessing

Born in Vienna, Erich Lessing was the son of a dentist and a concert pianist. In 1939, before Lessing finished high school, Hitler's occupation of Austria forced him to emigrate to Israel (then British Mandate Palestine). His mother remained in Vienna and died in Auschwitz.

Markéta Luskačová

Markéta Luskačová was a nominee for Magnum Photos in 1976, a status which she held until 1980. Please help contribute information regarding Markéta Luskačová's history with Magnum. 

 

Sources: Markéta Luskačová, Prague: Torst, 2001, p. 138.

Danny Lyon

Danny Lyon is one of the most important American photographers of the last half century to renew the documentary tradition's concern with social justice. He was shaped by his experience covering the unrest of the 1960s as staff photographer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee.