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Emmanuel (Radnitzky) Ray (1890 - 1976)

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Emmanuel (Man) Ray formerly Radnitzky
Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Paris, Francemap
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Profile last modified 9 May 2019 | Created 16 Feb 2019
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  • Dadaist, Surrealist, Photographer[1]
  • s/o Max Radnitzky (tailor) & Minnie[1]
    • Siblings: Sam, Dora, Essie
    • 1912 family changed their surname to Ray (to counteract discrimination & antisemitism)[1]
    • Uncle of Naomi Savage (photographer)[1]
  • 1929-1932 collaborated with his student/assistant & lover, Lee Miller[2][1]
  • Directed short films
  • 1946 m. Juliet Browner (dancer) in double-wedding with Max Ernst & Dorothea Tanning
  • Died from a lung infection
  • Cimetière du Montparnasse [1][4]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Wikipedia: Lee Miller, accessed 16 Feb 2019.
  2. Wikipedia: Lee Miller, accessed 16 Feb 2019.
  3. "Artists in Love." The Art Assignment. 13 Feb 2019. Youtube. 14 Feb 2019.
  4. Find A Grave: Memorial #4934, accessed 16 Feb 2019.

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