Born in England in 1944, Storm Thorgerson grew up with Pink Floyd’s Syd Barrett, Roger Waters, and David Gilmore, a relationship that proved instrumental to his career as an album cover designer. Before launching his own StormStudios in 1990, Thorgerson designed hundreds of covers through the Hipgnosis design firm, creating some of the greatest and most recognizable album art of all time in the process. He died in 2013 at the age of sixy-nine.
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