Dietrich Lohmann

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Dietrich Lohmann
Born (1943-03-09)March 9, 1943
Schnepfenthal, Waltershausen, Thuringia, Germany
Died November 13, 1997(1997-11-13) (aged 54)
Duarte, California, USA
Occupation Cinematographer

Dietrich Lohmann, B.V.K. (German Society of Cinematographers) (9 March 1943 - 13 November 1997) was a German cinematographer.

He was born in Schnepfenthal, Waltershausen, Thuringia, Germany.[1] He learned at Staatliche Fachschule für Optik und Fototechnik in Berlin.[1] After graduated he entered in Olympia-Film in Munich and worked with Thomas Mauch,[1] and he became a key cinematographer of the New German Cinema and prominence for his collaboration with director Rainer Werner Fassbinder.

He went to the US in 1988,[1] and photographed Hollywood films such as The Innocent, Color of Night, A Couch in New York, The Peacemaker and Deep Impact.

He won German Film Awards in 1970,[2] and American Society of Cinematographers Awards in 1989.[3]

On November 13, 1997, Lohmann died from leukemia, aged 54.[4]



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