Roman Vishniac (//; Russian: Рома́н Соломо́нович Вишня́к; August 19, 1897 – January 22, 1990) was a Russian-American photographer and a biologist. He is well known for taking pictures of Jewish culture in Central and Eastern Europe before the Holocaust. Many of these pictures are in his book, A Vanished World, published in 1983.
Roman Vishniac (Роман Вишняк)
Roman Vishniac, 1977. Photo by Andrew A. Skolnick
|Died||January 22, 1990 (aged 92)|
New York City, United States
Luta (Leah) Bagg (m. 1918–1946)
Edith Ernst (m. 1947–1990)
|Children||Wolf V. Vishniac 1922-1973, Mara Vishniac b. 1926|