Chicago celebrity photographer from the 1920s through the 1960s, photographed many of the top stage and film stars of the era as well as prima ballerinas and famous dancers.
Born: 1900. Died at the age of 93 on Oct. 8, 1993.
There actually were two Maurice Seymours, he and and his brother, Seymour Zeldman. Both were theatrical photographers and used the same signature on their works. The brothers learned their trade in Russia before coming to Chicago. Their last name was Zeldman. Maurice and his brother formed Maurice Seymour Studios in the late 1920s. When Seymour Zeldman later decided to move to New York, each brother legally changed his name to Maurice Seymour.