I’m reblogging this because while I, unfortunately, was unfamiliar with Mr. Duffy, he produced one of my favourite album covers of all time, David Bowie’s Alladin Sane. I thoroughly enjoyed this bio and hope you will too.
Today is the 84th birthday of the photographer Brian Duffy. His famous images are immediately recognizable as should his name be. I went a bit different and used a chronological description from his website as a biography. The world is a better place because he was in it and still feels the loss that he has left.
NAME: Brian Duffy
BIRTHDATE: 15 June 1933
DATE OF DEATH: 31 May 2010 (aged 76)
OCCUPATION: Photographer, film producer
BEST KNOWN FOR: English photographer and film producer, best remembered for his fashion and portrait photography of the 1960s and 1970s.
1933 Conceived in Dublin, Born in London.
1950 Attended St.Martins school of art to study painting but switched to dress design.
53-54 Finished dress design and worked as assistant designer at Susan Small Dresses and then at Victor Steibel (Princess Margaret’s dress designer).
1954 Later that year…
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