David 'Chim' Seymour  (Polish, 1911-1956) 


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David 'Chim' Seymour Biography
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
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