Definition of Steichen, Edward in US English:

Steichen, Edward

proper noun

  • (1879–1973) US photographer; born in Luxembourg; born Eduard Jean Steichen. He is credited with transforming photography into an art form. He worked with Stieglitz in the early 1900s and then was chief photographer for Vogue and Vanity Fair 1923–38 and, from 1947 to 1962, the director of photography for New York City's Museum of Modern Art.

Pronunciation

Steichen, Edward

/ˈstīkən/