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About Robert Frank
Robert Frank initially took to photography as a form of escapism from his family, who were more business-minded. He made his first book of photographs, “40 Fotos” by hand in 1946 and the following year, he moved to the United States where he got hired by Harper’s Bazaar as a fashion photographer. He later became a household name through the publication of his photographic book, “The Americans” in 1958.
He was born to Hermann Frank and Rosa Zucker who raised him in Zurich, Switzerland. He had an elder brother named Manfred. He was first married to English visual artist Mary Frank with whom he had two children. He later married American artist June Leaf.
He received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1955, a Hasselblad Foundation International Award in Photography in 1996 and an Edward MacDowell Medal in 2002.
He co-directed three films with novelist and screenwriter Rudy Wurlitzer.
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Famous quotes by Robert Frank
Black and white are the colors of photography. To me they symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair to which mankind is forever subjected.Robert Frank
You do your work as a photographer and everything becomes past. Words are more like thoughts the photographer's picture is always surrounded by a kind of romantic glamor - no matter what you do, and how you twist it.Robert Frank
F.A.Q. about Robert Frank
When is his birthday?
Robert Frank's birthday is on November 9, 1924.
In how many days is his birthday?
Robert's birthday is in 287 days
How old was Robert when he died?
He was 94 years old.
When did he die?
He died in September 9, 2019.
How old would he be today?
Robert Frank would be 97 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Robert from?
He was born in Zürich, Switzerland.
Robert Frank's Popularity
Robert Frank was a famous Swiss-American photographer and director, who was born on November 9, 1924. As a person born on this date, Robert Frank is listed in our database as the 46th most popular celebrity for the day (November 9) and the 40th most popular for the year (1924).
People born on November 9 fall under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion. Robert Frank is the 1571st most popular Scorpio.
Aside from information specific to Robert Frank's birthday, Robert Frank is the 2nd most famous Swiss-American and ranks 4th in famous people born in Zürich, Switzerland.
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