Category: On This Day

“Andromeda” by Alexander Liberman

Artist Alexander Liberman was born on this day September 4, 1912 in Kyiv, Ukraine.

“Hite Crossing, Lake Powell, Utah” by Karen Halverson

Photographer Karen Halverson was born on this day September 3, 1941.

NEU! – “Wave Mother”

Guitarist, keyboardist, and programmer Michael Rother was born on this day, September 2, 1950, in Hamburg, Germany. “Wave Mother” is from the album NEU! 1986.

“15/1972” by Ludwig Merwart

Austrian graphic artist and painter Ludwig Merwart was born on this day September 1, 1913 in Vienna.

Squeeze – “Black Coffee In Bed”

Squeeze singer and guitarist Glenn Tilbrook was born on this day August 31, 1957 in London, England.

“Haemos” by Guy de Lussigny

Artist Guy de Lussigny was born on this day August 30, 1929 in Cambrai, France.

The Velvet Underground – “Heroin”

Velvet Underground guitarist Sterling Morrison was born on this day August 29, 1942 in East Meadow, New York. The song “Heroin,” written by Lou Reed in 1964, features the spellbinding interaction between both Sterling Morrison on rhythm guitar and Lou Reed on lead guitar. John Cale plays electric viola on the song with Maureen Tucker …

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“Sunglasses” by Michael Craig-Martin

Contemporary conceptual artist Michael Craig-Martin was born on this day August 28, 1941 in Dublin, Ireland.

“Procesos” by Juan Fernando Cobo

Painter, illustrator, and sculptor Juan Fernando Cobo was born on this day August 27, 1959 in Cali, Colombia.

The Velvet Underground – “After Hours”

Velvet Underground drummer and singer Maureen “Moe” Tucker was born on this day August 26, 1944 in Jackson Heights in New York City.