Biography Intro: Felix H. Man, aka Hans Felix Sigismund Baumann was a photographer and later an art collector.In particular, he was a leading pioneer photojournalist, especially for Picture Post.
NAME: Felix H. Man
DATE OF BIRTH: November 30, 1893
PLACE OF BIRTH: Freiburg, Breisgau, Germany
EDUCATION: After finishing school in Freiburg im Breisgau, from 1912 Hans Baumann studied art and art history in Munich and Berlin. His studies were interrupted by the First World War. He took part in WWI as an officer and began to take photographs at the front. Here he undertook his first reporting for Ruhe an der Westfront. In 1918 at the end of WWI, he resumed his studies in Munich and continued in Berlin.
HONORS AND AWARDS: Felix H. Man Memorial Prize