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Gary Kemp (1959-), Pop musician and actor; member of Spandau Ballet

Sitter in 3 portraits
Guitarist and songwriter. Born in North London, Kemp was obsessed with song writing from a young age and was given a guitar for his eleventh birthday. In 1976 he and four school friends formed the Cut which would evolve into Spandau Ballet and become a leading New Romantic band of the 1980s. The band reformed in 2009 and Kemp has also pursued a solo career, releasing his debut album in 1995, and has acted in films and on stage.

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Spandau Ballet

by Eric Watson
cibachrome print from original transparency, 1983
NPG x87635


Band Aid

by Brian Aris
bromide fibre print, 1984
NPG x87846


Gary Kemp

by Julian Anderson
bromide print, November 2010
NPG x135909