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Louis Aimé Augustin Le Prince (1842–1890)

Le Prince is considered the pioneer of the motion picture. His father was an intimate friend of Louis Daguerre (1787-1851), the famous pioneer of photography, who gave his son some early lessons in the art. In 1875 he saw a series of photographs taken by Eadweard Muybridge at Palo Alto, California. Le Prince was attracted to the idea of producing ... See full bio »

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 1888 Accordion Player (Short)
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In 2003, an 1890 photograph of a drowned man resembling Le Prince was discovered in the Paris police archives. It was never determined whether or not this drown man was Le Prince. See more »

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