Ernst Haas, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Ernst Haas

American photographer

Date of Birth: 02-Mar-1921

Place of Birth: Vienna, Austria

Date of Death: 12-Sep-1986

Profession: photographer, writer, photojournalist, journalist

Nationality: United States, Austria

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Ernst Haas

  • For the political scientist, see Ernst B.
  • Haas and for Swiss rower see Ernst Haas (rower).Ernst Haas (March 2, 1921 – September 12, 1986) was an Austrian-American photojournalist and color photographer.
  • During his 40-year career, Haas bridged the gap between photojournalism and the use of photography as a medium for expression and creativity.
  • In addition to his coverage of events around the globe after World War II, Haas was an early innovator in color photography.
  • His images were disseminated by magazines like Life and Vogue and, in 1962, were the subject of the first single-artist exhibition of color photography at New York's Museum of Modern Art.
  • He served as president of the cooperative Magnum Photos, and his book The Creation (1971) was one of the most successful photography books ever, selling 350,000 copies.

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