Fred Ihrt


Born in Pforzheim in 1918, died in Hamburg in 2005.

Since 1945 reporter at the Signal Corps of the United States Army. 1948 to 1951 photographer at the Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung in Heidelberg. Afterwards photographer for the journal "Quick". Photo reporter at the stern from 1957 to around 1990.


  • 1967 World Press Photo Awards, category "General News / Stories": 1st Price
  • 1980 World Press Photo Awards, category "People in the News / Stories": 3rd Price

Selection of photographs