Bill Cunningham (87) deceased

Bill Cunningham (87) deceased

World June 25, 2016 22:45

- The legendary photographer Bill Cunningham is deceased. He was 87 years old. His death was confirmed by the newspaper where he worked for nearly forty years.

Cunningham was recently hospitalized after he had suffered a stroke.

The fashion photographer was awarded in 2008 with the Legion d'Honneur, France's leading national award. In 2010, a documentary about his life premiered.
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However, he did not like all the attention and he led a simple life. He had no television and he never went to the movies. He slept on a single bed and lived in a studio. His bathroom he had to share. But as he himself said, 'Money is cheap Freedom the most expensive..'

The chairman of the New York Times, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr. Let in a statement: 'We are a legend and I lost personally very sad for the loss of a friend.'

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