Claude Lanzmann

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Claude Lanzmann
Claude Lanzmann 2014.jpg
Lanzmann in 2014
Born(1925-11-27)27 November 1925
DiedJuly 5, 2018(2018-07-05) (aged 92)
Paris, France
NationalityFrench
OccupationFilmmaker
Years active1970-2018
Spouse(s)
Judith Magre
(m. 1963; div. 1971)


Dominique Petithory (m. 1995)
ChildrenAngélique Lanzmann, Félix Lanzmann

Claude Lanzmann (French: [lanzman]; 27 November 1925 – 5 July 2018[1]) was a French filmmaker. He was known for the Holocaust documentary movie Shoah (1985).

Lanzmann was born in Paris.[2]

He was chief editor of the journal Les Temps Modernes, which was founded by Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir. In 2009, Lanzmann published his memoirs under the title Le lièvre de Patagonie (The Patagonian Hare).

He was a lecturer at the European Graduate School in Saas-Fee, Switzerland.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Claude Lanzmann Dies: Director Best Known For Holocaust Documentary 'Shoah' Was 92
  2. "Fuse Feature: A Conversation with Claude Lanzmann about his memoir, "The Patagonian Hare"". The Arts Fuse. Retrieved 2014-03-04.
  3. Claude Lanzmann Faculty profile at European Graduate School