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Paris, France 1915 - Reguengos de Monsaraz, Portugal 1990. Is considered to have revolutionized and reinvented Brazilian photojournalism. Started his career working for “Vu”, a modern illustrated magazine hiring the best photographers at the time. Arriving in Rio de Janeiro, he first worked for Brazil’s government communication agency. He then joined “O Cruzeiro”, most relevant illustrated magazine at the time. He set up a movie company and in 1956 was awarded a Venice’s Golden Lion for his film “L’Amazone”. He was invited by President Juscelino Kubitschek to photograph Brazil’s new capital, Brasilia. He was head of “Paris-Match” from 1968 to 1972 and worked for Magnum Photos in Paris.