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Gerda Taro

Last mentioned in Madrid : Spain
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Gerda Taro's Biography

Gerda Taro (real name Gerta Pohorylle; 1 August 1910, Stuttgart, Germany - 26 July 1937, near Brunete, Spain) was born into a Polish Jewish family living in Germany. She became a war photographer, and the companion and professional partner of photographer Robert Capa. Taro is regarded often as the first female photojournalist to cover the front lines of a war and to die while doing so.

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Gerda Taro News Stories

  • War Photographer Robert Capa and his Coverage of D-day

      News Source: Vanity Fair | 3 months ago
    Henrico with his Contax, aware that the London bureau of Life was already frantically waiting for his film...For Capa, here were the planners, the gamblers, and the writers of last letters. Capa captured soldiers playing craps in an aerial shot,
  • Alt-J: a cut above

      News Source: The Guardian | almost 2 years ago
    members of Alt-J (left to right): Joe, Gus, Tom and Gwill. Photograph: Martin Godwin for the Guardian Darius is the head trimmer at Legend's, a smart London barber that specialises in traditional wet shaves. Before he came to the UK, Darius trained
  • New band of the day – Alt-J (No 1,275)

      News Source: The Guardian | 2 years ago
    Joe Newman (vocals), Gwil Sainsbury (bass) Thom Green (drums), Gus Unger-Hamilton (keyboards, backing vocals). The background: Alt-J, who met at Leeds University and have, since graduating, been living and recording in a basement in Cambridge, are

Gerda Taro Blogs

  • Hemingway/Gellhorn film premiers Sunday | The Volunteer

      Blog Source: www.albavolunteer.org | 2 years ago
    The Observer's Sean O'Hagan reviews the translation of Susana Fortes's novelized version of the love affair between Spanish Civil War photographers Gerda Taro and Robert Capa, the film rights for which have been bought by Michael Mann: ...
  • CBS covers Spanish baby abductions | The Volunteer

      Blog Source: www.albavolunteer.org | 2 years ago
    The Observer's Sean O'Hagan reviews the translation of Susana Fortes's novelized version of the love affair between Spanish Civil War photographers Gerda Taro and Robert Capa, the film rights for which have been bought by Michael Mann: ...
  • 75th Anniversary of the Sinking of the Ciudad de Barcelona | ...

      Blog Source: www.albavolunteer.org | 2 years ago
    The Observer's Sean O'Hagan reviews the translation of Susana Fortes's novelized version of the love affair between Spanish Civil War photographers Gerda Taro and Robert Capa, the film rights for which have been bought by Michael Mann: ...

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