Group 2

Walter Hirsch

Walter Hirsch was born in 1935 in St Petersburg, Russia, but came to Sweden as a child. He lives and works in Stockholm.

He began his career in film but went on in 1965 to work as a freelance photographer in Stockholm. In 1967, his acclaimed series Midsummer was published, and in 1968, Moderna Museet showed his series London 13 April, 9 am – 11 pm, which includes nearly 700 photographs, all taken in one and the same day in the city.

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