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Remembering Herman Leonard

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-08-20

Duration: 00:07:08

Subjects: OBITUARIES | Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010 | Photographers | Arts | JAZZ

Contributors:

  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Laudun, Tika Producer
  • Jones, Quincy Interviewee
  • Leonard, Herman Interviewee
  • Bennett, Tony Interviewee

Description

This segment from the August 20, 2010, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford reporting on the death of photographer Herman Leonard at age 87. Leonard is best known for his black and white portraits of jazz musicians in the 1940s and 1950s. Sanford also presents an excerpt from the LPB documentary “Frame After Frame: The Images of Herman Leonard” narrated by Tony Bennett. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford