Klaus Voormann

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In an art exhibition with Klaus Voormann, 2018

Klaus Voormann (born April 29, 1938) is a German artist and musician. He was born and raised in Berlin. He was a friend of The Beatles. [1][2] He met them when they played in Hamburg, where he was going to art school.

Voormann designed the cover of their Revolver album, and later did cover art for The Beatles Anthology and some of George Harrison's solo records. He also played bass guitar with Manfred Mann, and on records by John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, and their friend Harry Nilsson.

He also became a record producer, and produced the band Trio, whose biggest hit was "Da Da Da", which was used later in a Volkswagen television commercial.

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  1. Kennedy, Philip; Kennedy, Philip (19 July 2016). "Illustrated Psychedelia: Klaus Voormann & The Beatles' Revolver - Illustration Chronicles". illustrationchronicles.com. Retrieved 2020-08-20.
  2. "Klaus Voormann's long history with The Beatles". The World from PRX. Retrieved 2020-08-20.