#JimiHendrix died 50 years ago, on September 18, 1970. The world lost a genius artist and guitarist. Every body knows. Fewer people know, as this photo by GünterZint (1967 at the Hamburg Star Club) and the wonderful documentary 'Jimi Hendrix "Hear My Train A Comin"' by Bob Smeaton, just seen on arte.tv, suggest - the world also also lost a very good natured and much liked person who is missed by his friends and colleagues to this day.
How could he have had such misfortune, dying at the age of 27 with so much more to give? Just sad.
Shortly before he died, on September 6, Hendrix played at the Love-and-Peace-Festival on the island of Fehmarn - the concert where the TonSteineScherben gave their infamous concert debut. Their songs - among others "Macht kaputt, was Euch kaputt macht" - spurred on an already angry audience which set the festival office on fire after the organisers had left the event with the ticket money in their pockets.
The brief intersection of biographies and fates of the two legends of rock'n' roll would have been shown in photos in the planned Browse Gallery Berlin exhibition to the advent of the 50th anniversary of TonSteineScherben.
As many other great things this year, the exhibition which is part of a greater festival "Wenn die Nacht am tiefsten - ein Scherben-Festival" including a live Ton Steine Scherben concert at SO36 club had to be postponed to 2021 due to Covid-19.
If all goes well, the exhibition will be shown at Kunstquartier Bethanien alongside with a photo installation outside on Mariannenplatz from June 9 2021.
Look out for it here and on our Website.