Esteemed fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh, often credited with the rise of the supermodel, died Tuesday, 3rd of September 2019, at the age of 74, as announced in a post on his official Instagram account Wednesday.
Photographer Peter Lindberg. Credit: Gisela Schober
"In a career of more than four decades, Mr. Lindbergh became one of the best-known names in fashion photography, propelling the careers of supermodels like Naomi Campbell, Christy Turlington Burns and Linda Evangelista with his alternately cinematic and naturalistic portraits in black and white, his preference."
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A message from his family, shared on his official Instagram account, confirmed the news on Wednesday morning:
“It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Peter Lindbergh on September 3rd 2019, at the age of 74,” the post read. “He is survived by his wife Petra, his first wife Astrid, his four sons Benjamin, Jérémy, Simon, Joseph and seven grandchildren. He leaves a big void.”
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