LABAN, André

France (1928- )

Last updated: November 7, 2017 at 5:57 am

Underwater photographer; filmmaker; world’s first underwater painter; musician; longtime crewmember and diver of the Cousteau Society; chemical engineer; co-designer and first pilot of Cousteau’s Soucoupe submersible; spent 3 weeks in an underwater habitat at a depth of 100 m (328 ft) during (Conshelf III, October 1965); holds world records for most underwater paintings, the deepest underwater artist, and the first underwater live monitor broadcast.

Diving Almanac Feature Link:

André Laban | 10 underwater artists every scuba diver should know!

Honours and Awards:

International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (2011)

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Jeffrey Gallant

Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac & Book of Records. He is also a contributing editor of DIVER Magazine, and the scientific director of the Greenland Shark and Elasmobranch Education and Research Group (GEERG). Jeffrey started diving in 1982.

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