Ed Thrasher

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AmericanBorn Edward Lee Thrasher

American art director and photographer

Born on March 7, 1932 in Glendale, California , United States

Died on August 5, 2006 in Big Bear Lake, California , United States

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Edward Lee Thrasher Jr. (March 7, 1932 – August 5, 2006), known as Ed Thrasher, was an American art director and photographer. He was the recipient of a number of Grammy Award nominations for his work on album covers and won a Grammy for Best Album Package in 1974 for the Mason Proffit cover Come & Gone. He worked with various recording artists.
He was born in Glendale, California, to a Los Angeles city councilman. He served in the US Navy during the Korean War and in 1957 began working at Capitol Records as an assistant, later becoming art director and photographer. In 1964, he joined Warner Bros. Records, where he designed a number of album covers, including the Jimi Hendrix Experience's Are You Experienced, Van Morrison's Astral Weeks, the Grateful Dead's Anthem of the Sun and the Doobie Brothers' Toulouse Street.He was married to Linda Gray from 1962 to 1983.
...   Edward Lee Thrasher Jr. (March 7, 1932 – August 5, 2006), known as Ed Thrasher, was an American art director and photographer. He was the recipient of a number of Grammy Award nominations for his work on album covers and won a Grammy for Best Album Package in 1974 for the Mason Proffit cover Come & Gone. He worked with various recording artists.
He was born in Glendale, California, to a Los Angeles city councilman. He served in the US Navy during the Korean War and in 1957 began working at Capitol Records as an assistant, later becoming art director and photographer. In 1964, he joined Warner Bros. Records, where he designed a number of album covers, including the Jimi Hendrix Experience's Are You Experienced, Van Morrison's Astral Weeks, the Grateful Dead's Anthem of the Sun and the Doobie Brothers' Toulouse Street.He was married to Linda Gray from 1962 to 1983.


Death
He died of cancer at the age of 74 at his home in Big Bear Lake, California.


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External links
Ed Thrasher at AllMusic
Thrasher's photographs at MPTV Images



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