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Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Aaron Copland

Aaron Copland, 1956

American composer and conductor Aaron Copland died on this day, December 2, in 1990. Copland was photographed by Karsh in 1956, a particularly interesting and prolific year for the photographer. Search our Sittings to see more subjects from actors and producers to company presidents.