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Gordon Parks
  • Name: Gordon Parks
  • Born: 11/30/1912
  • Died: 03/07/2006 (93 years old)

Gordon Roger Alexander Buchanan Parks (November 30, 1912 – March 7, 2006) was an American photographer, musician, writer and film director, who became prominent in U.S. documentary photojournalism in the 1940s through 1970s—particularly in issues of civil rights, poverty and African-Americans—and in glamour photography.

Birth Name: Gordon Roger Alexander Buchanan Parks

Works: Life photographic essays, Shaft, The Learning Tree, Solomon Northup’s Odyssey, A Choice of Weapons (memoir)

Awards: NAACP Image Award, National Medal of Arts, Spingarn Medal

Alias: Gordon Roger Alexander Buchanan Parks

Birth Place: Fort Scott, Kansas, United States

Death Place: Manhattan, New York City, United States

Source: Wikipedia

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