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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
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Band Aid

by Brian Aris
bromide fibre print, 1984
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Gary Kemp

by Julian Anderson
bromide print, November 2010
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