Herman Leonard Dies at 87; His Photos Visualized Jazz. An internationally renowned photographer whose haunting, noir-ish images of postwar jazz life became widely known only in the late 1980s, Leonanrd died on Saturday in Los Angeles.
LEON LEVINSTEIN, NEW YORK August 23 2010 For most of his life, photographer Leon Levinstein nestled in comfortable obscurity. He shot thousands of pictures over several decades. He stalked the citizens of New York City, peering from a careful distance as they feasted and starved, celebrated or mourned. SOURCE: Financial Times;Ariella Budick http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/530a5e06-aed1-11df-8e45-00144feabdc0,_i_email=y.html