Storm Thorgerson 1944 - 2013

Storm Elvin Thorgerson 1944-2013
  Once again sad news reaches us with the news that Storm Thorgerson has passed away.

Storm was practically peerless with his artwork and album designs and has left a great void in the music and art world.

A message on the Pink Floyd's website states "We are saddened by the news that long-time Pink Floyd graphic genius, friend and collaborator, Storm Thorgerson, has died."

Nick Mason remarked that Storm had "great ideas and high, sometimes infuriatingly high, standards". 

David Gilmour called him "an inseparable part of our work". 

He went on to say "We first met in our early teens. We would gather at Sheep's Green, a spot by the river in Cambridge and Storm would always be there holding forth, making the most noise, bursting with ideas and enthusiasm. Nothing has ever really changed. He has been a constant force in my life, both at work and in private, a shoulder to cry on and a great friend. 

The artworks that he created for Pink Floyd from 1968 to the present day have been an inseparable part of our work. I will miss him. David Gilmour."
David Gilmour in the late 1960s in Cambridge where Storm was an integeral part of the scene

Storm Thorgerson's artwork graced the album covers by the likes of Led Zeppelin, Peter Gabriel, Black Sabbath, The Mars Volta amongst so many others. 

 The Mars Volta - Frances The Mute

The Tree Of Half Life - Pink Floyd

The Classic
Pink Floyd - Dark Side Of The Moon


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