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Spectator - Lessing’s Shots of Liberty

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/arts/article/spectator_lessings_shots_of_liberty_20050923

Erich Lessing received his first camera when he exited the synagogue from his bar mitzvah in Vienna in 1936. "There was no idea of taking up photography as a profession," said Lessing, 82, from his house in Austria. "In a good Jewish family in Vienna you would only be a lawyer or a doctor."

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