Weegee /   Ascher Usher Fellig

United States 1899 - 1968


Ascher Usher Fellig
United States
September 19, 2013
Alias of Jasmina Sevic, a researcher and author for Widewalls. She graduated from the Faculty of Political Science (Department for Journalism) in Belgrade in 2013.

Weegee was the pseudonym of Ascher (Usher) Fellig, a Hungarian-born American photographer and photojournalist, known for his stark black and white street photography.
Weegee was born Ascher (Usher) Fellig in Złoczów (now Zolochiv, Ukraine), near Lemberg, Austrian Galicia. His name was changed to Arthur when he emigrated with his family to live in New York in 1909.