News no 29: Fifth in our series about portrait photographers, Annie Leibovitz (B. 1949) is an American international portrait photographer.
Born Anna-Lou Leibovitz in Waterbury, Connecticut in 1949, Annie, as she has become known, grew up in an idyllic middle-class family. The third eldest of six children, she was raised by parents of eastern European and Jewish descent. Her mother, Marilyn, was a modern dance instructor who instilled in Leibovitz a passion for art, including dance, music, and painting.
Continued in the APJA News no 29.