Pete Townshend(1945-), Musician; singer, guitarist and composer for The Who; publisher and author
Peter Dennis Blandford ('Pete') Townshend
Sitter in 16 portraits
Guitarist with The Who. His subsequent solo career has included the albums Another Scoop (1985), Face the Face (1986) and The Iron Man (1989). In 1985 Townshend joined the publishing house Faber and Faber as an editor. A collection of his short stories, Horse's Neck was published in 1985.
Watch a film clip on the sitter from the BBC Archive in the Media section below
by Jim Barron
- Portrait of the Day: Isabella Blow
26 July, 12:30