Spremo shooting photos at BMO Field
|Died||August 21, 2017 (aged 81)|
|Cause of death||Complications from multiple myeloma|
Career[change | change source]
Spremo found work with The Globe and Mail, and finished his career with the Toronto Star. The Toronto Star later called him "a legend in the business". Some of his photographs appeared in both Canadian and American magazines. He was known for his collages depicting life in Toronto.
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Awards[change | change source]
Spremo won many regional and international awards for his work, including being the first Canadian ever to win a World Press Photo award. He was named a member of the Order of Canada in 1997.
References[change | change source]
- "Boris Spremo". The Canadian Encyclopedia, January 29, 2009.
- "Photojournalist Boris Spremo told stories with his lens". The Globe and Mail, August 22, 2017.
- Trash bags at Queen station a visual spoiler for lens legend. Toronto Star. March 19, 2009.
- Toronto Photographed by Boris Spremo. The Times. July 1, 1967.
- Legendary photojournalist Boris Spremo told stories with his lens
- Computers now able to help with your photographic work. Montreal Gazette. March 24, 1984.