Remembering Photographer William Gottlieb William Gottlieb died of a stroke last Sunday at the age of 89. In the '40s, Gottlieb learned photography and took hundreds of shots of the jazz greats of the time. Many of those shots are now well known through album covers, books, and posters. 200 of those photos appear in Gottlieb's book, The Golden Age of Jazz.
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William Gottlieb died of a stroke last Sunday at the age of 89. In the '40s, Gottlieb learned photography and took hundreds of shots of the jazz greats of the time. Many of those shots are now well known through album covers, books, and posters. 200 of those photos appear in Gottlieb's book, The Golden Age of Jazz.

Portrait of Django Reinhardt and David Rose, Aquarium, New York, N.Y., ca. Nov. 1946 William Gottlieb, Library of Congress hide caption

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Portrait of Django Reinhardt and David Rose, Aquarium, New York, N.Y., ca. Nov. 1946

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