Transfer the photo library in iPhoto to Photos

I have just passed my iPhoto library photos on El Capitan (10.11.3) on my new iMac and have lost some pictures, some were 3 years old from the originals and thus lost location information, faces and events.

Would this be normal?  Can I retrieve the original info. ? or do I have to revisit each of my photos almost 5000 and identify the faces and places all over again?

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NO.

It's the photo library is exactly the same as the iPhoto with converted albums - events library see How Photos handles content and metadata for iPhoto and Aperture - Apple Support

You have iPhoto 9.6.1? If not see if you can get it - can not update iPhoto because it is not available in the App Store

Then clean your iPhoto library - Notes on the migration of an iPhoto for iPhoto to Photos for Mac library

Then drag the library own icon in the Dock to migrate again from Photos

LN

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