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Remembering Herman Leonard (2010)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-08-20

Duration: 00:07:06

Subjects: OBITUARIES | Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010 | Photographers | Arts | JAZZ


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Laudun, Tika Producer
  • Jones, Quincy Interviewee
  • Leonard, Herman Interviewee
  • Bennett, Tony Interviewee


This segment from the August 20, 2010, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford reporting on the death of photographer Herman Leonard at age 87. Leonard is best known for his black and white portraits of jazz musicians in the 1940s and 1950s. Sanford also presents an excerpt from the LPB documentary “Frame After Frame: The Images of Herman Leonard” narrated by Tony Bennett. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford