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Eve Arnold

Eve Arnold

Broadcast

First broadcast: Sun 04 Feb 1996

Journalist, Photographer

The castaway in Desert Island Discs this week is one of the world's outstanding photojournalists, Eve Arnold. The first American woman member of the famous photographic co-operative, Magnum, she'll be talking about how her passion for photography began with the present of a camera, and how, since then, she has travelled the world in search of arresting pictures, living with hippy communes and with the black power movement, as well as photographing some of the great movie stars, including Paul Newman, Joan Crawford and Marilyn Monroe, with whom she had a close friendship for 10 years.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Choices

Marilyn Monroe

1.

Marilyn Monroe

Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend

Performer: Marilyn Monroe

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Paul Robeson

2.

Paul Robeson

Schlof Mein Kind

Performer: Paul Robeson

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

3.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

The Magic Flute

Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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Bessie Smith & Her Band

4.

Bessie Smith & Her Band

Alexander's Ragtime Band

Performer: Bessie Smith & Her Band

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Claudio Monteverdi

5.

Claudio Monteverdi

Vespers 1610

Composer: Claudio Monteverdi

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Antonio Vivaldi

6.

Castaway's favourite

Antonio Vivaldi

Flute Concerto in D Major

Composer: Antonio Vivaldi

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Jimi Hendrix

7.

Jimi Hendrix

Little Wing

Performer: Jimi Hendrix

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Johann Sebastian Bach

8.

Johann Sebastian Bach

Suite for Lute No. 4 in E major - 1st movement

Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach

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Book

The Arabian Nights (1001 Nights) by

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Luxury item

Dark room, film and camera

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