Dorothea Lange’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

May 26, 1895

Death Date

Oct 11, 1965

Age of Death

70 years

Cause of Death

Esophageal Cancer



The photographer Dorothea Lange died at the age of 70. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Photographer who captured timeless images of the Great Depression.

Her father left his family in 1907.



“Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still.” (Dorothea Lange)


“A camera is a tool for learning how to see without a camera.” (Dorothea Lange)


“It is not enough to photograph the obviously picturesque.” (Dorothea Lange)


“Seeing is more than a physiological phenomenon… We see not only with our eyes but with all that we are and all that our culture is. The artist is a professional see-er.” (Dorothea Lange)


“One should really use the camera as though tomorrow you’d be stricken blind.” (Dorothea Lange)