Bill Cunningham, celebrated New York Times fashion photographer, dead at 87
Bill Cunningham, a longtime fashion photographer for The New York Times known for taking pictures of everyday people on the streets in New York, has died. He was 87.
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New York Times spokeswoman Eileen Murphy says Cunningham died Saturday in New York City. The Boston-born photographer had recently been hospitalized after suffering from a stroke.
Cunningham was known for his trademark blue jacket and riding a bicycle with a small camera bag strapped to his waist.
After serving in the Army, Cunningham wrote fashion pieces for the Chicago Tribune and then started