Karol Kallay died at the age of 86 on Saturday 4 August. He was the most famous Slovak photographer and documentarist, renowned for his reports. Kallay was born in Čadca in north Slovakia on 26 April 1926. He studied economy and law at the university and started to work as a professional photographer in 1940. Two years later, he obtained his first award: a gold medal at a national exhibition of photographs in Bratislava. This was followed by an exhibition in Zaragoza, Spain. In 1954, he published his first book Slovensk rieky (Slovak rivers). From 1956 onwards, he organised his own exhibitions. During his life, he published more than 35 photographic books, and organized about 80 personal exhibitions in Slovakia and abroad as well.

Karol Kallay photos of Moscow 1960-s’:

Another set of Moscow 1960-s’ made by David C. Cook.

Rob Ketcherside:
Photos Taken by my grandfather David C. Cook on a visit to Moscow for a meeting of the International Electrotechnical Commission in 1969′:

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