Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Bryan Adams

Bryan Adams, 1989

Canadian guitarist, singer-song writer, and photographer, Bryan Adams was born this day, November 5, in 1959. Adams’ awards and nominations include 20 Juno Awards among 56 nominations and 15 Grammy Award nominations, including a win for Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or Television in 1992 (“(Everything I Do) I Do It for You”). For his songwriting for films, Adams has been nominated for three times for Academy Awards and five Golden Globe Awards.

Despite being 81 years old, Karsh was still very prolific in 1989 with diverse sitters including Berenice AbbottBenazir Bhutto, Helen Hayes, and Dr. Andrei Sakharov.