Claude Lanzmann
Name: Claude Lanzmann
Occupation: Director
Gender: Male
Birth Day: November 27, 1925
Age: 95
Country: France
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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Claude Lanzmann

Claude Lanzmann was born on November 27, 1925 in France (95 years old). Claude Lanzmann is a Director, zodiac sign: Sagittarius. Nationality: France. Approx. Net Worth: Undisclosed.


He was awarded with the Honorary Golden Bear for lifetime achievement at the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival in February 2013.

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He joined the French resistance during World War II at the age of 18 and fought in Auvergne.


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Lanzmann was born on 27 November 1925 in Paris, France, the son of Paulette (née Grobermann) and Armand Lanzmann. His family was Jewish, and had immigrated to France from Eastern Europe. He was the brother of writer Jacques Lanzmann. Lanzmann attended the Lycée Blaise-Pascal [fr] in Clermont-Ferrand. While his family disguised their identity and went into hiding during World War II, he joined the French resistance at the age of 17, along with his father and brother, and fought in Auvergne. Lanzmann opposed the French war in Algeria and signed the 1960 antiwar petition Manifesto of the 121.


From 1952 to 1959, he lived with Simone de Beauvoir. In 1963 he married French actress Judith Magre. They divorced in 1971, and he later married Angelika Schrobsdorff, a German-Jewish writer. He divorced a second time and married Dominique Petithory in 1995. He was the father of Angélique Lanzmann, born in 1950, Sara Siegel, born in 1991, and Félix Lanzmann who died in 2017, aged 23. Claude Lanzmann died on 5 July 2018 at his Paris home, after having been ill for several days. He was 92.


Lanzmann was the chief editor of the journal Les Temps Modernes, founded by Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir, and lecturer at the European Graduate School in Saas-Fee, Switzerland. In 2009 he published his memoirs under the title Le lièvre de Patagonie ("The Patagonian Hare").


On 4 July 2018, his latest work, Les Quatre Soeurs (Shoah: Four Sisters) was released, featuring testimonials from four Holocaust survivors not included in his Shoah. Lanzmann died the following day.

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