American Music by Annie Leibovitz
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American Music
By Annie Leibovitz

American Music

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American Music by Annie Leibovitz

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Annie Leibovitz's extraordinary career took off in San Francisco in 1970 when she first submitted a portfolio to Rolling Stone magazine. By 1973 she was the magazine's chief photographer. Since 1983 Annie Leibovitz has worked closely with Vanity Fair, who will be producing a special music issue to coincide with the book. Her subjects include Ray Charles, Bob Dylan, Aretha Franklin, Al Green, Bruce Springsteen, Bryan Adams, Dolly Parton, Marvin Gaye, Chuck Berry and even Philip Glass. She has created a body of new work for the book, covering the landscape of American music - the juke joints of the Delta, Graceland, B. B. King at his hometown of Indianola in Mississippi and the Carter family in Virginia. The book is a tribute to a great culture in its widest form by the photographer who has understood more than anybody the power of the iconic image.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780224072717
ISBN-10: 0224072714
Format: Hardback
(312mm x 252mm x 31mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Jonathan Cape Ltd
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 13-Nov-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Annie Leibovitz

Annie Leibovitz is the recipient of many honours, and is renowned for her work in Vanity Fair, Vogue and Rolling Stone. Leibovitz was designated a Living Legend by the Library of Congress in 2000 and an Officier in the French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 2002. Smithsonian Magazine named her one of the thirty-five Innovators of Our Time in November 2005. She lives in New York City.

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