Ed Feingersh and Marilyn Monroe

Ed Feingersh and Marilyn Monroe

Ed Feingersh was an American photographer known for his iconic images of Marilyn Monroe. Notable for their candid and unguarded nature, the images provide a glimpse into Monroe's private world, showing her in casual settings, such as her apartment, at rehearsals, and during social outings. The photographs showcase both the vulnerability and glamour associated with Monroe's public persona.

One of Feingersh's most famous photographs of Monroe is titled "Marilyn on the Balcony." This image depicts Monroe leaning over the railing of her apartment balcony, wearing a white dress. It has become an iconic representation of Monroe's beauty and allure.

Sadly, both Ed Feingersh and Marilyn Monroe experienced tragic endings. Feingersh's career declined in the late 1950s as he struggled with personal issues. He passed away in 1961 at the age of 34. 

Marilyn Monroe, one of the most iconic figures in Hollywood history, passed away in 1962 at the age of 36.  Despite the brevity of her life, Monroe's impact on popular culture and her enduring status as a symbol of beauty and glamour continue to resonate to this day.  (Photos Ed Feingersh/Getty Images).

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