Without a doubt one of the most important Canadian photographers of the 20th century, Guy Borremans died on December 29. Known not only as a photographer, but also as a teacher, filmmaker and photo director, he was 78 years old. Born in Dinant, Belgium, in 1934, Borremans was a self-taught photographer with a deep interest in jazz and Surrealism. His father, gassed during the First World War, decided to flee from the second German advance with his family, crossing Belgium, France and Spain before settling in Morocco. The Borremans emigrated to Quebec in November 1951.
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