Two original photographs of Ray Charles in France, 1961

N.p. N.p. 1961. Two vintage borderless press photographs of Ray Charles on stage in France, 1961. With the stamp of photograph Jean-Pierre Leloir on the verso of each one, one with the stamp of "Telerama" magazine, one with the stamp of "Radio" magazine.

As a photographer, Leloir covered the French music scene in the 1950s and 1960s, including well known images of French stars like Edith Piaf, Johnny Holliday, and Jacques Brel. He also extensively covered the American jazz, blues, and R&B artists in France, and a collection of his jazz photographs was published in 2010.

In 1961, Charles played two shows at the Jazz A Juan Jazz Festival in Antibes, France. In 2011, 16mm recordings of these concerts were discovered, remastered, and released on DVD by Eagle Rock Entertainment.

7 x 9 inches (18 x 23 cm). Near Fine.

[Book #142173]

Price: $550.00