Robert LebeckRobert Lebeck was born in Berlin of June 21, 1929. After serving in the war and being taken prisoner, studying and spending time in the USA, he began working as a free-lance photo reporter in the fifties. From 1955 to 1960 he worked for Revue, then moved to Hamburg in 1960 where he worked initially for Kristall. From 1966 to 1995 be was employed full-time as a photo journalist for Stern.
Lebeck has had numerous exhibition and received many awards, including the German Photography Association’s Dr. Erich Salomon Prize in 1991, and the Henri Nannen Award for his life’s work in 2007. The photographer passed away in Berlin on June 14, 2014.