Chronology

 
1911 Born, Warsaw
   
1936 Photographed the Spanish Civil War, Czechoslovakia and other European events.
   
1942 Served in photo reconnaissance and interpretation in the U.S. Army and won a medal for his work in American Intelligence.
   
1947 Co-Founded Magnum Photos with Henri-Cartier Bresson, George Rodger, Robert Capa and William Vandivert.
   
1948 Commissioned by UNICEF to photograph children in need.
   
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Bibliography

Close Enough. Photographs by Chim (David Seymour). College Park, 1999 (photo-eye Cat# UM005)
 
Magnum. Fifty Years at the Front Line. Text by Russell Miller. New York, 1998 (photo-eye Cat# GV006)
 
Chim. The Photographs of David Seymour. Photographs by Chim (David Seymour). Bulfinch, Boston, 1996 (photo-eye Cat# BF098)
 
In Our Time. The World as Seen by Magnum Photographers. Text by William Manchester. Norton, New York, 1989 (photo-eye Cat# NT015)
 
Les Grandes Photos de la Guerre d'Espagne. Photographs by Robert Capa, David Seymour-Chim. 1980
 
David Seymour Chim, 1911-1956. Photographs by David Seymour. 1974
 
The Concerned Photographer. Photographs by David Seymour. 1968
 
David Seymour (Chim). Photographs by David Seymour. 1966
 
Little Ones. Photographs by David Seymour. 1957
 
The Vatican. Photographs by David Seymour. 1950
 
Children of Europe. Photographs by David Seymour. 1949
 
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Education

 
1931 Leipzig Akademie der Graphischen und Buch Kuenste
 
1931 - 1933 Sorbonne, studied chemistry and physics
 






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