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Francoise Demulder dies age 61

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Francoise Demulder, the French war photographer who became the first woman to win the World Press Photo award in 1976, has died, according to the International Herald Tribune today. She died of a heart attack at a hospital in Paris. She was 61 years old.
"She was considered by all her colleagues as very courageous," [journalist Genevieve Lamouroux, a longtime friend] said in a telephone interview. "She was always on the front line." link


Serge Corrieras | September 10, 2008 9:00 AM

I would have like for you to ask me for permission to use my photograph of "Fifi" and to credit it to me.

Sincerely your,

Serge Corrieras

photo: Francoise Demulder in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, nov 91, during King Norodom Sihanouk's return.

Anonymous | September 10, 2008 9:06 AM

Sorry about that, it's got a link embedded in it which takes you straight back to the news article it originally came from but I see there's no credit to you. No worries, I'll delete the image. Apologies.