Rolling Stone Photo Editor Sacha Lecca on Annie Leibovitz, Tina Turner, and a Lifelong Love of Music

“My parents are both photographers and big fans of music, and my father was in a band in Romania,” Sacha Lecca remembers. He credits them with his initial passion for the arts. “It was the 1970s work by Annie Leibovitz, and the work of Jim Marshall, Danny Clinch, and other greats that caught my eye early on,” he says. “There seemed to be a great trust and intimacy with the artists they were photographing, evident in their work.” To this day, he vividly recalls seeing Dan Winters’s pictures from Seattle following the death of Kurt Cobain in 1994 in the pages of Rolling Stone. 

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