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Osvaldo Salas


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(b. Havana, Cuba, 1914).
Osvaldo Salas at age 14, moved to New York with his parents, where he worked as a mechanic and welder until 1949. In 1950 he became a celebrity photographer and opened a photography shop opposite Madison Square Garden. After the victory of the Revolution in Cuba, he returned to work for Revolucion magazine, and later founded the Granma newspaper. In 1983, the International Journalist Organization awarded him with the title Maestro Internacional de la Fotografia de Prensa. He died in 1992 in Havana.

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