Sid Vicious(1957-1979), Musician; bassist for Sex Pistols
Sid Vicious (John Simon Ritchie)
Sitter in 2 portraits
Rock musician; joined punk group The Sex Pistols as bassist, 1977, shared their financial success and boosted the anarchic outrages of the group; charged with the murder of his girlfriend, 1978; died of a heroin overdose.
Watch a film clip on the sitter from the BBC Archive in the Media section below