(1933 - 2014)
Rene Burri was active/lived in Switzerland. Rene Burri is known for celebrity photographer, political figures, teaching.
Biography Rene Burri
Following is The New York Times obituary of Rene Burri.
René Burri, Photographer of Picasso and Che, Dies at 81
By DOUGLAS MARTIN
OCT. 22, 2014
René Burri, a globe-trotting photographer who saw his camera as a "magic wand," as he put it, to illuminate the "pulse of life" — whether an expression on Picasso's face, a surreal urban scene or the ravages of war — died on Monday in Zurich. He was 81.
Magnum Photos, the cooperative of which he was a longtime member, announced the death.
Mr. Burri, a dashing figure who favored a wide-brimmed fedora and a long white scarf, believed that only a handful of images survive any photographer. If so, several of his early black-and-white photographs would seem to
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