Streams

Roy DeCarava

« previous episode | next episode »

Wednesday, February 14, 1996

During a career that spanned almost 60 years, Roy DeCarava portrayed the lives of ordinary people, and jazz giants. And, in the process, he became one of our most important photographers. Roy DeCarava was the first black photographer to win a Guggenheim Fellowship, in 1952. He died recently at the age of 89. You can hear Leonard’s last interview with him from 1996.

Roy DeCarava

During a career that spanned almost 60 years, Roy DeCarava portrayed the lives of ordinary people, and jazz giants. And, in the process, he became one of our most important photographers. Roy DeCarava was the first black photographer to win a Guggenheim Fellowship, in 1952. He died recently at the ...

Comment

The Morning Brief

Enter your email address and we’ll send you our top 5 stories every day, plus breaking news and weather.

Leave a Comment

Email addresses are required but never displayed.