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Baron Wolman, Rolling Stone’s First Staff Photographer, Dies At 83 – NPR

Wolman was the gifted eye behind countless iconic photographs of legendary artists, including Jimi Hendrix, the Grateful Dead, Miles Davis and Johnny Cash, and…



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Baron Wolman, photographed on Aug. 2, 2011 in New York for the release of his book The Rolling Stones Years.
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Baron Wolman, the photographer whose images of Jimi Hendrix, Grace Slick and others captured the immediacy of rock culture and translated it to silent paper, died Monday following a battle with ALS. The news was confirmed to NPR by his longtime assistant, Dianne Duenzl. He was 83.
Wolman was nearly 30 when, after time in Berlin including an assignment covering the newly…

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