Reichenbach was born on June 14, 1945 in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, but was raised in São Paulo, Brazil. Reichenbach studied at the School of Cinema São Luiz. Reichenbach died on his 67th birthday June 14, 1945 from heart failure in São Paulo, Brazil, aged 67.
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