Monroe Gallery of Photography

Grey Villet

(South African, 1927–2000)

ny yankee catcher yogi berra protesting"safe" call on brooklyn dodger jackie robinson who just stole home base at the 1st game of the world series, september 28, 1955 by grey villet

Grey Villet

NY Yankee catcher Yogi Berra protesting"safe" call on Brooklyn Dodger Jackie Robinson who just stole Home base at the 1st game of the World Series, September 28, 1955

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rebel leader fidel castro by grey villet

Grey Villet

Rebel Leader Fidel Castro, 1959

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sammy davis fr, copa cabana comeback, ny by grey villet

Grey Villet

Sammy Davis Fr, Copa Cabana Comeback, NY, 1955

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Biography

Timeline

1927
Born in a sheep herding center called Beaufort West in the Karoo desert of South Africa
1954
Began his career with LIFE magazine
1955
He won photojournalism’s most prestigious award when he was named Magazine Photographer of the Year