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Michelantonio Celestino Onofrio Vaccaro

Tony Vaccaro


1922 12 20


2022 12 28

"I am a 95-year-old photographer born in Pennsylvania in 1922. I was raised in Europe and returned to the USA in my early teens. I have been a photographer for most of my life, some 75 years or so. I have spent my life capturing the souls of the people I have met and I still photograph today.

I always have a camera around my neck and still love sneaking up on people and take pictures!

Over the years I have met and photographed many truly brilliant people; John F Kennedy, Jackson Pollock, Leonard Cohen, Marlene Dietrich, Pablo Picasso, Frank Lloyd Wright and Sophia Loren to name a few."

Source by EM

Michelantonio Celestino Onofrio Vaccaro (December 20, 1922 – December 28, 2022)[1] was an American photographer who is best known for his photos taken in Europe during 1944 and 1945, and in Germany immediately following World War II. He subsequently became a fashion and lifestyle photographer for American magazines.

Source Wikipedia, last update 2023.02.25.

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