Francis Wolff

Born in Berlin in 1907, Francis Wolff was the co-founder and in-house photographer for one of the world’s most prestigious jazz labels, Blue Note Records. A professional photographer passionate about his work, Wolff was the creator of a large number of portraits of legendary musicians taken during the many recording sessions of the New York label. His black and white shots, for the most part reproduced on disc covers, contributed greatly to both the aesthetic and the success of the Blue Note label, for which he would work until his death in 1971.

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