Gordon Parks Death Cause and Date

Gordon Parks’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) November 30, 1912

Death Date March 7, 2006

Age of Death 93 years

Cause of Death N/A

Profession Photographer

The photographer Gordon Parks died at the age of 93. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Photographer and writer remembered for his work for Life magazine. Also a film director, he became known for his popular 1971 film Shaft.

He was born in Kansas as the youngest child of Sarah and Jackson Parks. He married and divorced three times and had four children.

Parks died of cancer on March 7, 2006, in New York City. He is buried in his hometown of Fort Scott, Kansas.

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I was there less than a year before I was assigned to the Paris bureau. I spent two years there and, in fact, before I even went on the staff I was sent to Europe to do assignments which they wouldn’t normally do for a young photographer just starting out.

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But I do feel a little teeny right now that I’m just about ready to start, and winter is entering. Half past autumn has arrived.

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I’ve been with Life now for seventeen years and I have written several articles for them and will be doing more writing and do at least two assignments a year besides my writing.

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Washington, D.C. in 1942 was not the easiest place in the world for a Negro to get along.

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At first I wasn’t sure that I had the talent, but I did know I had a fear of failure, and that fear compelled me to fight off anything that might abet it.

Gordon Parks Death Cause and Date