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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.

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P739

Sid Vicious

by Peter Gravelle
bromide print with felt pen, 1977
NPG P739

P875

Sid Vicious

by Bob Gruen
cibachrome print, 1978
NPG P875