STUTTGART, Germany - Graphic designer Heinz Edelmann, best known for his work as art director of the 1968 Beatles film “Yellow Submarine,’’ died Tuesday in a Stuttgart hospital. He was 75.
No cause of death was given.
Born in Aussig in the former Czechoslovakia in 1934, Mr. Edelmann studied at Duesseldorf Art Academy.
He designed many book covers, including the first German edition of J.R.R. Tolkien’s “Lord of the Rings.’’
Most recently, he was a professor at the State Academy of Art and Design in Stuttgart.