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Beatles-photographer Freeman at the age of 82 years, died

The famous Beatles photographer Robert Freeman has died at the age of 82 years. "He was one of our favorite photographers during the Beatles years, of some of our most legendary album has been realized cover", paid tribute to Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney to the deceased on Saturday on its website.

Also, the former band member Ringo Starr spoke of his compassion: "God bless Robert Freeman, peace, and love for his family," he wrote in a Tweet.

The British Band announced the death of the photographer in the Internet, but did not specify the cause of death. Freeman, of the 5. December 1936, was born, photographed, among other things, the Cover of the second album "With the Beatles" (1963), on which the four band members are seen on a Black-and-White photo with half-illuminated faces.

Many would have thought that this photo was taken in a photo Studio, wrote McCartney on his website. "In fact, Robert took it down pretty quickly in the hallway of a hotel in which we stayed, where natural light from the Windows came at the end of the corridor. I think it lasted not longer than half an hour." In addition to the "With the Beatles" shot Freeman also the photos for the Cover of the album "Beatles for Sale" (1964), "Help" (1965) and "Rubber Soul" (1965).

Freeman, who had begun his career in the British newspaper "The Sunday Times", was also the photographer of the first Pirelli calendar was published in 1964. (nag/sda)

Created: 09.11.2019, 16:49 PM

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