LABAN, André

France (1928-2018)

Last updated: April 2, 2019 at 3:53 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.

International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (2011)

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