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Guy Michael Webster (September 14, 1939 – February 5, 2019[1]) was a Hollywood photographer known for photographing the A-list of musicians and actors in the 1960s and 70s.[2][3][4][5][6][7][8]

Webster's subjects included artists such as The Doors, The Beach Boys, The Rolling Stones, and Simon & Garfunkel. His work was used in album covers, billboards, and magazines.

Born in Los Angeles in 1939[9] into the show business world, his father was Paul Francis Webster a multi-Oscar-winning lyricist.

Webster died on February 5, 2019 as a result of complications from diabetes and liver cancer.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Marble, Steve (February 22, 2019). "Guy Webster, who ruled the world of album covers, dies at 79". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved March 31, 2019.
  2. ^ Marinucci, Steve (February 7, 2019). "Guy Webster, Photographer of Album Covers by The Doors and Rolling Stones, Dies at 79". Variety. Retrieved February 8, 2019.
  3. ^ Jagger, Juliett (February 6, 2019). "Famed Photographer & Album Artist Guy Webster Passes". CelbrityAccess. Retrieved February 7, 2019.
  4. ^ Horst, Carole (November 20, 2014). "Showbiz Photographer Guy Webster Captured Hollywood Zeitgeist". Variety. Retrieved February 7, 2019.
  5. ^ Fleming, Charles (January 26, 2017). "No longer able to ride, famed Hollywood photographer to auction his rare motorcycles". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 7, 2019.
  6. ^ Boot, William (November 30, 2014). "American Rock Gods: Guy Webster's Intimate Portraits". The Daily Beast. Retrieved February 7, 2019.
  7. ^ "See Guy Webster's Iconic Portraits of the Stones, Jack Nicholson and More". Rolling Stone. November 27, 2014. Retrieved February 7, 2019.
  8. ^ Kreps, Daniel (February 9, 2019). "Rock Photographer Guy Webster Dead at 79". Rolling Stone. Retrieved February 12, 2019.
  9. ^ https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/19/obituaries/guy-webster-dead.html