David 'Chim' Seymour (Polish, 1956)

Timeline

1911
Born in Warsaw, Poland
1931
Leipzig Akademie der Graphischen und Buch Kuenste
1931–1933
Chemistry and Physics, Sorbonne, Paris
1936–1938
Chim photographed the Spanish Civil War
1942–1945
Served in the US Army, winning a medal for his work in intelligence
1947
Founded Magnum Photos along with Cartier-Bresson, Capa, George Rodger, and William Vandivert
1956
10 November he was killed by Egyptian machine-gun fire while traveling near the Suez Canal to cover a prisoner exchange

Literature

2005
David Seymour, Phaidon Press Ltd, UK
2003
David Seymour, Chim, Institut Valencia d’Art Modern, Spain
1996
Chim: The Photographs of David Seymour (text by Cornell Capa and Henri Cartier-Bresson), Bulfinch Press, USA
1980
Robert Capa, David Seymour: les grandes photos de la guerre d'Espagne, Janninck, France
1976
Front Populaire (with Robert Capa), Le Chêne, France
1974
David Seymour Chim, 1911-1956, Editions Michel Brient, France; Grossman Publishers, USA
1966
David Seymour ('Chim'), Paragraphic Books, USA
1957
Little Ones, Heibonsha, Japan
1950
The Vatican, Behind the Scenes in the Holy City, Grosset & Dunlap, USA
1949
Children of Europe, UNESCO