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Andre Kertesz

In the 1970s it was possible to look in the telephone book, find a listing for a legendary photographer, make the call and go for a visit, which I did in about 1973 with Andre Kertesz. We became pals and for the next decade or so I called on him frequently and in 1974 he even photographed one of my recording sessions. In 1979 I asked him if I could bring the Deardorff by and take a portrait. This is the result. I’m surprised it took me six years to get up the nerve.