Onnig J. Cavoukian, known professionally as Cavouk, is a well-known Canadian-Armenian photographer.
Early life and career
Born in Cairo on May 8, 1945  to ethnic Armenian parents Artin and Lucie Cavoukian, Onnig Cavoukian emigrated with his family from Cairo to Canada in 1958. He is the brother of the well-known Canadian children's entertainer Raffi and Ann Cavoukian, the former Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario.
Onnig Cavoukian followed in the footsteps of his grandfather Ohanness Cavoukian and his father Artin in becoming a portrait photographer.
During his career, Cavouk's subjects included Indira Gandhi, the Queen Mother, Queen Elizabeth II, Oscar Peterson, Pierre and Margaret Trudeau, Leonid Brezhnev, Patrick Macnee, Hubert Humphrey, and Pat Nixon.
- "University of Calgary Libraries, Special Collections Division, Occasional Paper No. 10: Onnig CAVOUKIAN (born 1945)".
- Bourret, Suzanne (January 22, 2008). "Cavouk of Winona: Life through the lens". Hamilton Spectator. Archived from the original on September 6, 2008. Retrieved 2009-01-16.
- Rosts, Scott (April 20, 2007). "Stamp of approval". Niagara This Week. Retrieved 2009-01-16.
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