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Umbo (1902–1980) Link back to Creator infobox template wikidata:Q68231
Alternative names real name: Otto Maximilian Umbehr

German photographer

Date of birth/death 1980
Location of birth/death Düsseldorf, Germany Berlin
Work period from 1926 on
Work location Berlin, Hannover


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After various jobs, he started working as a portrait photographer in Berlin 1926. From 1928–1933 working for the agency Dephot (Deutscher Photo-Dienst), from 1938 for Ullstein. After World War II, worked as photojournalist in Hannover. Sources:

  • Spötter, Anke: Theaterfotografie der Zwanziger Jahre an Berliner Bühnen : Gestaltung und Gebrauch eines Mediums, p. 140f. Berlin: Gesellschaft für Theatergeschichte, 2003; ISBN 3-924955-16-6.
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