Mick Rock

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Michael David Rock (1948 – 18 November 2021)[1] was a British photographer. He was born in London.

He was known for photographing rock music acts. He photographed Queen, David Bowie, T. Rex, Syd Barrett, Lou Reed, Iggy Pop and The Stooges, The Sex Pistols, The Ramones, Joan Jett, Talking Heads, Roxy Music, Thin Lizzy, Geordie, Mötley Crüe, and Blondie.[2]

Rock died on 18 November 2021 in New York City, aged 72.[3]

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  1. "Mick Rock". huxleyparlour.com. Retrieved 2021-06-28.
  2. "The Rise of David Bowie: Mick Rock's legendary photos of the late artist". The Independent. 15 March 2020. Retrieved 2021-08-19.
  3. Legaspi, Althea (19 November 2021). "Mick Rock, Photographer Behind Iconic Images of David Bowie, Lou Reed, Dead at 72". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 19 November 2021.