Legendary street photographer William Klein dies in Paris

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By Geert De Clercq PARIS (Reuters) – Legendary street and fashion photographer William Klein has died in Paris, aged 96, his son said in a statement to French news agency AFP on Monday. Klein, a New York-born American who made his reputation shooting scenes of urban life in the world’s biggest cities, studied painting with Fernand Leger but found fame as a photographer. “Klein is one of those legendary photographers who made his own rules, like Man Ray,” said Alain Genestar, head of French photography magazine Polka. Klein, who won global recognition with his fashion photos for Vogue, was also…

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