Amy Winehouse(1983-2011), Singer and songwriter
Amy Jade Winehouse
Sitter in 9 portraits
Singer and songwriter Winehouse trained at the Sylvia Young Theatre School, London, and was a featured vocalist with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra. She signed to the Island/Universal label in 2002, and made three internationally acclaimed albums; Frank (2003), Back to Black (2006) and the posthumously released Lioness (2011). During her career, Winehouse won five Grammys, three Ivor Novello Awards and a Brit award for best female artist.
Watch a film clip on the sitter from the BBC Archive in the Media section below
Listen to a series of podcasts exploring the lives of pioneering women, past and present.
William Eggleston was closely associated with the alternative music scene in Memphis. Revisit our 2016 exhibition and listen to a special playlist.
Links to audio and transcripts of interviews with artists, sitters and historic recordings.