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Fernando Bengoechea
Birth: Aug., 1965
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Death: Dec. 26, 2004

Fashion photographer. Was the life partner of Nate Berkus, Oprah Winfrey's personal interior designer. He was born in Buenos Aires Argentina and grew up in Brazil As an adult he moved to New York City to persue a career in photography. His work have appeared in a number of magazines such as Vanity Fair, Harper's Bazaar, ELLE, and Oprah. Other clients of his included House & Garden, Town & Country, K-Mart, J-Crew, New York Times, and American, German and French Vogue. Celebrity clients of his included Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony, Tommy Hilfiger, Gloria Estefan, Naomi Campbell, Enrique Iglasis, and Ricky Martin. While vacationing with Berkus in Sri Lanka Thailand they were swept away by the deadly 2004 tsunami just one day after Christmas. Berkus managed to climb on top of a roof and survive but Fernando was swept away by a second wave. He was presumed dead since his body was never recovered.  
Body lost at sea
Specifically: Body lost in the Indian Ocean off of Sri Lanka Thailand
Created by: JL
Record added: Oct 01, 2006
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Fernando Bengoechea
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