Bourke-White
biographical name Margaret 1906-1971 née White American photographer

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  • Bourke-White —   [ bəːk waɪt], Margaret, amerikanische Fotojournalistin, * New York 14. 6. 1904, ✝ Stamford (Connecticut) 27. 8. 1971; arbeitete 1936 42 für die Illustrierte »Life«. Sie verfasste eine Reportage über das KZ Buchenwald (1945) und stellte Serien… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Bourke-White — [bʉrk΄hwīt′] Margaret 1906 71; U.S. photojournalist …   English World dictionary

  • Bourke-White — /berrk hwuyt , wuyt /, n. Margaret, 1906 71, U.S. photographer and author. * * * …   Universalium

  • Bourke-White — [[t]ˈbɜrkˈ(h)waɪt, ˈwaɪt[/t]] n. big Margaret, 1906–71, U.S. photographer and author …   From formal English to slang

  • Bourke-White — /berrk hwuyt , wuyt /, n. Margaret, 1906 71, U.S. photographer and author. * * * [ bərk ˌ(h)wīt] Margaret (1906 71), U.S. photojournalist. During World War II, she was the first female photographer with the U.S. armed forces. At the end of the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • BOURKE-WHITE, MARGARET — (Peg; 1904–1971), U.S. photojournalist. Bourke White was the daughter of Minnie Bourke, who was Irish English and a Catholic, and Joseph White, formerly Weiss, from an Orthodox Polish family. Born in the Bronx, the pioneering photographer, whose… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Bourke-White,Margaret — Bourke White (bûrkʹhwītʹ, wītʹ), Margaret. 1906 1971. American photographer and writer. An editor of Life magazine (1936 1969), she photographed such diverse subjects as the rural South, Soviet life, and the release of concentration camp victims …   Universalium

  • Bourke-White, Margaret — born June 14, 1906, New York, N.Y., U.S. died Aug. 27, 1971, Stamford, Conn. U.S. photographer. She began her professional career as an industrial and architectural photographer in 1927. She gained a reputation for originality and in 1929 was… …   Universalium

  • Bourke-White, Margaret — (1904 1971)    Margaret White (she later added her mother’s name) was born in New York City. She studied at the University of Michigan and Cornell University, where she graduated with a degree in biology in 1927. She had already begun to develop… …   Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt–Truman Era

  • Bourke-White, Margaret — (14 jun. 1906, Nueva York, N.Y., EE.UU.–27 ago. 1971, Stamford, Conn.). Fotógrafa estadounidense. Inició su carrera profesional como fotógrafa industrial y de arquitectura en 1927. Adquirió fama por su originalidad, y en 1929 fue contratada por… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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