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Name  Albert Gilbert
Role  Photographer

Awards  Order of Canada
Known for  Photographer
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Born  November 18, 1922 (age 93) (1922-11-18) Toronto, Ontario

Albert "Al" Gilbert, (born November 18, 1922) is a Canadian photographer. He is often called the "Ambassador of Canadian Photography".

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He was born in Toronto, Ontario into a family of Ukrainian-Jewish origin. He began working with his father, Nathan Gittelmacher, who was also a photographer. Since 1950, he has photographed all of the Prime Ministers of Israel.

He was awarded the Photographer of the Year Award from the Professional Photographers of Canada in 1968, 1969, and 1973. He is a Fellow of the Professional Photographers of Canada, a Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain and a Fellow of the American Society of Photographers.

In 1989, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada in recognition for being "a master portrait photographer".

His son, Michael Gilbert, is also a photographer.

References

Albert Gilbert Wikipedia


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