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Cassidy, Haanel

Cassidy, Haanel

Date of Birth: 1903-10-27
Place of Birth: Tokyo
Date of Death: 1980-04-16
Place of Death: California
Gender: Male
Nationality: Canada
Occupation or Profession: Photographers
Uses technique(s): Photography (Art Technique)

Eugene Haanel Cassidy was born of Canadian parents in Tokyo, Japan, in 1903. In the late 1930s he operated a studio in Toronto and exhibited in 1938 at the Art Gallery of Toronto (now Art Gallery of Ontario). In 1944 he moved to New York City to work for Condé Nast's House and Garden and Vogue studios. In 1955 he gave up photography and settled in Ananda Cooperative in California in 1969, where he pursued a spiritual life and became the founder of the Ananda Gardens. Cassidy died April 16, 1980.

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