Cornell Capa (4/10/1918- 5/23/2008)
More than just a great photojournalist, Capa espoused the concept of The Concerned Photographer,following the example of the iconic Lewis Hine, and introducing emotional concern for the photographic subject and erasing the traditional boundries of journalistic objectivity.
From the day his brother Robert was killed by a land mine in Viet Nam...
Cornell Capa told Newsweek magazine in 1994, "I was haunted by the question of what happens to the work a photographer leaves behind, by how to make the work stay alive".
This obsession eventually led to his founding of The International Center of Photography
New York Times Obituary
Los Angeles Times Obituary