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Sad News Erwin Bauer

David Crossley/Crossley Photography , Feb 22, 2004; 06:50 p.m.

One of the founding fathers of modern wildlife photography died recently.

Erwin Bauer passed away peacefully next to his life and business partner Peggy on february 19th. He will be sorely missed.

Best wishes to Peggy in this most difficult time....

David Crossley/Crossley Photography....

www.davidcrossley.com

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David Evans , Feb 22, 2004; 07:11 p.m.

I am very sorry to hear of the passing of Erwin Bauer. I truly enjoyed reading and re-reading most of the literature produced by Erwin and Peggy Bauer, as well as admiring the many marvelous photographs.

My heartfelt condolences to Peggy Bauer and anyone else close to Erwin.

Dave Evans

tom walker , Feb 23, 2004; 10:09 p.m.

Back in the 1950's I grew up reading Erwin Bauer's work in Outdoor Life and studying his photographs. It was interesting to notice that the quality of his work, both words and pictures, did not stagnate but improved constantly. Over the years he and his wonderful partner Peggy produced over 50 books and were probably the most widely published team in outdoor and nature photography. The highlight of my career was photographing in Antarctica with "Joe" - as he was known to his friends - and Peggy. I will miss his inspiration as he continued to work right up until his last days. My heart goes out to Peggy. A giant pioneer has passed.

Tom Walker

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