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Happy Birthday, Annie Leibovitz!

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Born Anna-Lou Leibovitz, on October 2, 1949, in Waterbury, Connecticut, Annie Leibovitz has been a photographer of celebrities since 1970, when she first went to work for Rolling Stone magazine. We celebrate her birthday and legacy with a collection of archived interviews.

Born Anna-Lou Leibovitz, on October 2, 1949, in Waterbury, Connecticut, Annie Leibovitz has been a photographer of celebrities since 1970, when she first went to work for Rolling Stone magazine. We celebrate her birthday and legacy with a collection of archived interviews.
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Born Anna-Lou Leibovitz, on October 2, 1949, in Waterbury, Connecticut, Annie Leibovitz has been a photographer of celebrities since 1970, when she first went to work for Rolling Stone magazine. We celebrate her birthday and legacy with a collection of archived interviews.

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Annie Leibovitz: The View from Behind the Lens

9/30/2014
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Photographer Annie Leibovitz has trained her lens on some of the most notable faces of our day, including John Lennon, Hunter S. Thompson and Queen Elizabeth II, just to name a few. Now, some of these pictures — and the stories behind how she took them — are gathered in a new collection, Annie Leibovitz at Work. (Morning Edition, NPR, 11/18/2008)

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A Pilgrimage For Annie Leibovitz

9/30/2014
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Photographer Annie Leibovitz started shooting celebrity portraits for Rolling Stone in 1970, and today she regularly shoots the covers for magazines like Vanity Fair and Vogue. After the loss of her partner, Susan Sontag, and a significant financial upheaval , Leibovitz needed to get out of the studio. She wanted to shoot whatever she liked, whenever she liked. Traveling to a series of historic locations, including Emily Dickinson's house, Thoreau's cabin, and Virginia Woolf's writing...

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Annie Leibovitz

9/30/2014
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Renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz, known for her classic portraits of celebrities, joins us to discuss her career and the state of photography in the iPhone era. (Forum, KQED, 11/24/2011)

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