Saturday, August 21, 2010

Famed post war jazz photographer dies

Herman Leonard

Herman Leonard, one of the most prominent jazz photographers of the 20th century who became famous for capturing musical greats like Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Frank Sinatra, Dizzy Gillespie and Billie Holiday, has died at a hospital in Los Angeles. He was 87. (source)

Watch the BBC's Audio slide show tribute to Herman here